Jim Chisholm

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Jim Chisholm
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Court Information:
Title:   Judicial candidate
Personal History
Party:   Green
Undergraduate:   Wichita State University, 1984
Law School:   University of Houston Law Center, 1999
Grad. School:   University of Texas, 1988
Candidate 2014:
Candidate for:  Texas Supreme Court
Position:  Place 8
State:  Texas
Election information 2014:
Incumbent:  No
Election date:  11/4/2014
Election vote:  9.2%DefeatedD

Jim Chisholm was a candidate for the Texas Supreme Court in 2014. He previously ran for election to this court in 2012, but was unsuccessful.[1]



See also Texas judicial elections, 2014.
See also: Texas judicial elections, 2014
Chisholm ran for election to the Texas Supreme Court.
General: He was defeated in the general election on November 4, 2014, after receiving 9.2 percent of the vote. He competed against incumbent Phil Johnson (Republican) and RS Roberto Koelsch (Libertarian).[2]

Judicial poll

Below are the results of the 2014 judicial poll, conducted by the State Bar of Texas, which asked attorneys to cast a vote in favor of their preferred candidate in each appellate race.[3]

Place 8 Justice
Candidate: Votes:
Jim Chisholm 973
Phil Johnson 4244
RS Roberto Koelsch 835
Sharon McCally 2828


Chisholm was defeated by incumbent Justice Nathan Hecht in the November 6, 2012 general election after receiving 1.3% of the vote. Other candidates included Michele Petty and Mark Ash.[4]

See also: Texas judicial elections, 2012


Chisholm received his undergraduate degree from Wichita State University in 1984, his master's degree in history from the University of Texas in 1988, and his J.D. degree from the University of Houston Law Center in 1999.[5][6]


Chisholm maintains his own law practice, Jim Chisholm, Attorney at Law, in Houston, Texas.[7]

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