Welcome to Citizens for Judicial Excellence

Citizens for Judicial Excellence was founded for one purpose: to improve the quality of the judges in the busiest of our court systems by offering voters actual choices in judicial elections. CJE fulfills its mission by recruiting, encouraging, educating, supporting, and financing a select number of highly qualified candidates whose election — by objective standards — would truly improve the quality of the bench.

Since its inception, CJE has grown into the most effective and influential political force in the legal community. In fact, CJE is recognized as the most highly organized, sophisticated, well-funded, and professional judicial-election PAC in the country. Click to learn more about CJE's Mission.

NEDC Vacancies Filled

King County Council Appoints Michelle Gehlsen and Jill Klinge to Fill Northeast District Court Vacancies

Citizens for Judicial Excellence conducted a Preference Survey of the applicants to the vacancies in King County Northeast District Court created by Governor Inslee’s appointments of Judges David Steiner and Ketu Shah to the King County Superior Court. We received an outstanding number of responses to the survey. The CJE Board compiled the responses and […]

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