The 2020 election is not all about who will become the next President of the United States.

There are a variety of races and votes on the ballot with large consequences for the future of Marshall County and Iowa beyond the Presidential and legislative races.

There are 16 judges up for retention and four of which are members of Iowa’s Supreme Court.

Iowa Supreme Court Justices Thomas Waterman, Susan Kay Christensen, Edward Mansfield and Christopher McDonald are all up for retention. The Iowa Judicial Branch and Iowa State Bar Association have issued a judicial performance review for voters.

An assortment of about 100 to 106 attorneys take part in the judicial performance review scoring a judge on anything from knowledge and application of the law to the promptness of rulings and decisions.

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