Job descriptionTrial court judge for civil cases (under $10,000) and misdemeanor criminal cases. Term is four years.
DutiesHandles small claims, tenant and eviction cases, debt claims, traffic tickets and other citations; officiates weddings.
Annual salary$118,478

Who’s Running?

Ralph Swearingin, Jr (incumbent)

FB: JudgeSwearingin/
Republican

Candidate Q&A

Note: Answers to questions will appear as they are received from the candidates.

1. WHAT IS YOUR CURRENT OCCUPATION OR MOST RECENT OCCUPATION BEFORE BECOMING JUSTICE OF THE PEACE? WHAT IS YOUR EDUCATIONAL BACKGROUND?
Ralph Swearingin, Jr Answer:
2. WHAT EXPERIENCES DO YOU HAVE THAT MAKE YOU THE BEST QUALIFIED CANDIDATE?
Ralph Swearingin, Jr Answer:
3. AS A JUSTICE OF THE PEACE, WOULD OR DO YOU PERFORM WEDDINGS? WHAT FACTORS DO YOU CONSIDER BEFORE PERFORMING A WEDDING CEREMONY?
Ralph Swearingin, Jr Answer: