Dear Fellow Texans:

With the March 4th  2014 Republican Primary being less than two short months away, I am running to keep my seat on the 9th Court of Appeals.  If you vote in one of the ten counties in our district, then I am asking for your vote and your support.

When Governor Rick Perry appointed me to serve as a Justice on the 9th Court of Appeals to fill the position of Justice David Gaultney, it was an honor.  I am proud to be serving on the court with a wonderful group of Justices, and to be the first woman to serve as a Justice on the 9th Court of Appeals.

I may not get to meet you in person because time simply does not allow for me to do so.  I am thankful for the support and endorsement of everyone. I will endeavor to work hard and do my very best every day as I continue to serve on the court.  And, I will continue to respect the rule of law and uphold the solemn oath I have taken.

I hope you will help me keep my position on the 9th Court of Appeals by voting for me in the upcoming Republican Primary and that you will tell everyone you know to join my team today. Please view  to find out more about me on the ElectJusticeLeanneJohnson Website and about how you can help with the campaign.  And thank you for your time and support.


Justice Leanne Johnson

About The Ninth Court of Appeals

 From the  Court’s Website

The Ninth Court of Appeals serves the Beaumont, Texas area. The Court was created by the legislature in 1915 and currently has jurisdiction over cases in ten counties (listed below). The justices on the Court are Chief Justice Steve McKeithen, Justice Charles Kreger, Justice Hollis Horton and Justice Leanne Johnson.

The Legislature has divided the State into fourteen courts of appeals districts. Each court has at least three justices — a chief justice and two justices. There are now eighty justices serving on the fourteen courts of appeals. Effective January 1, 2005, the 78th Legislature increased the number of justices on the Ninth Court of Appeals from three to four.

The Court serves the following 10 counties:

  • Hardin
  • Jasper
  • Jefferson
  • Liberty
  • Montgomery
  • Newton
  • Orange
  • Polk
  • San Jacinto
  • Tyler
2014 Republican Primary Election Dates

Election Day: March 4, 2014
Early Voting: February 18-28
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