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Judicial Campaigns and Elections: Maryland

Campaign Conduct

According to Canon 5 of Maryland's code of judicial conduct, judicial candidates shall not:

  • With respect to cases, controversies, or issues that are likely to come before the court, make commitments, pledges, or promises that are inconsistent with the impartial performance of the adjudicative duties of the office.
  • Knowingly misrepresent their own identity or qualifications, those of their opponent, or any other fact.