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8th District Court of Appeals, 2/12/2021

Term: 6 yearsSalary: $152,850Incumbent Anita Laster Mays, who has held this seat since 2015, was the only candidate in the Democratic Party primary. No one filed to run in the Republican primary, so the incumbent will be running unopposed in the fall.Judges run in partisan (political party) races in the primary, but in nonpartisan races in the fall. Judicial candidates are sent questionnaires by another nonpartisan website, If the candidates respond, voters can also read their responses on

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