If you live in Cook County, there will be 70 judicial candidates up for election/reelection on your ballot this November. Many voters skip over this part, but there is no need with this handy guide to voting for judicial candidates. This guide compiles the ratings of 11 different law association. Each new candidate is rated on their qualifications for the job and whether or not they are recommended by the association. The current judges running for reelection are given a “yes” or “no” on the question “should this judge be retained?” So now, you can go to the polls with all the information you need for voting for (or against) judicial candidates.