Sharon McCally

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Sharon McCally
Court Information:
Texas Fourteenth District Court of Appeals
Title:   Justice
Position:   Place 2
Salary:  $154-163k
Active:   2011-2016
Past position:   Judge, 334th District Court
Past term:   2004-2010
Personal History
Undergraduate:   Southern Methodist University, 1981
Law School:   South Texas College of Law, 1990
Candidate 2014:
Candidate for:  Texas Supreme Court
Position:  Place 8
State:  Texas
Election information 2014:
Incumbent:  No
Primary date:  3/4/2014
Primary vote:  36.0%DefeatedD

Sharon McCally is the judge of the Texas Fourteenth District Court of Appeals, Seat 2. She was elected in 2010 (effective in 2011) and her term expires in 2016.[1][2]

McCally ran for election to the Texas Supreme Court (Place 8) in 2014, but was defeated in the primary.[3]



See also: Texas judicial elections, 2014
McCally ran for election to the Texas Supreme Court.
Primary: She was defeated in the Republican primary on March 4, 2014, receiving 36.0 percent of the vote. She competed against Phil Johnson.[3][4][5]

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.[6]

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


See also: Texas judicial elections, 2010

McCally ran for election to the 14th District Court of Appeals, Seat 2. She defeated Norma Venso in the general election, winning 59.5% of the vote.[7][8]


McCally received her B.A. in English from Southern Methodist University in 1981 and her J.D. from South Texas College of Law in 1990.[2]


McCally began her legal career as a clerk to David Hittner. One year later, she joined the firm Fisher, Gallagher, Perrin & Lewis, L.L.P. In 1997, McCally co-founded a law firm, where she served until she was elected to the 334th District Court in 2004. She worked as a district judge until her election to the appellate court in 2010.[2]

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