NY Voters Reject Bid To Raise Judicial Retirement Age

Law360, Philadelphia (November 6, 2013, 12:06 AM EST) -- By a wide margin, New York voters on Tuesday rejected a proposal to allow judges to serve on the state’s bench until they hit 80 years old.

The Associated Press called the outcome on Proposal 6 slightly before midnight, when, with 69 percent of precincts reporting, "no" votes outpaced support for the initiative by a margin of 61 percent to 39 percent.

As a result of the vote, trial court-level judges will still only be able to serve beyond the mandatory retirement age of 70, until...
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