Georgia Judicial Qualifications Commission
Dos and Don’ts for Judicial Campaigns*

The campaign conduct for those seeking election to judicial positions or judges seeking reelection (collectively “judicial candidates”) is governed by the Georgia Code of Judicial Conduct, specifically Canon 4. Observing the following Dos and Don’ts will help judicial candidates stay within the bounds of the Code during their campaigns.

More resources about judicial campaigns are available on the Commission’s website, Additionally, Commission staff members are available to answer more specific questions regarding permissible campaign conduct.

* The Commission utilized former Director Jeff Davis’s Article “The Ten Commandments for Judicial Elections,” initially published in the June 2012 issue of the Georgia Courts Journal, in creating these dos and don’ts for judicial campaigns.