BIRMINGHAM, Ala (WBRC-TV MyFoxAL.com)—COURT RACES
Two state appellate court judges won't seek re-election
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) -- Two judges on the Alabama Court of
Criminal Appeals, including Alabama's longest serving appellate
judge, have decided not to seek re-election.
Republican Judges H.W. "Bucky" McMillan and Pam Baschab
announced yesterday that they won't run in this year's election.
McMillan has served on the court 24 years and Baschab for 12 years.
McMillan said 24 years in one job is sufficient.
Baschab said she wants to spend more time with her family and
have less stress in her life.
Tomorrow is the deadline for candidates to sign up to replace
Beth Kellum, a senior staff attorney at the Alabama Supreme
Court, and Birmingham attorney Chris Mixon have entered the
Republican race for Bachab's Place Two seat.
Former Montgomery County District Judge Lucie McLemore and
Jefferson County Circuit Judge Teresa Petelos, both Republicans,