“But that’s no reason for progressives to give up the fight, and this year’s midterm elections will offer liberal voters the chance to bolster state-level protections in several additional states. In Michigan, Samuel Bagenstos and Megan Cavanagh are running for the state Supreme Court as proud progressives who could give the court a 4–3 liberal majority.
In North Carolina, Anita Earls is running for the state Supreme Court on an unabashed civil rights platform. And back in April, Democrat Rebecca Dallet easily won a seat on the Wisconsin Supreme Court, shrinking Republicans’ stranglehold on the state judiciary. […]” (Slate, 7/9/18)