Judicial Election Laws – Oath

§ 23-15-977.1. Signing oath to abide by election laws


Simultaneously with filing the required documents to seek election for a judicial office, the candidate shall sign the following pledge under oath and under penalty of perjury:
“State of Mississippi
County of     
I, (name of candidate) , do solemnly swear or affirm under penalty of perjury that I will faithfully abide by all laws, canons and regulations applicable to elections for judicial office, understanding that a campaign for a judicial office should reflect the dignity, responsibility and professional character that a person chosen for a judicial office should possess.

(signature of candidate)
(name of candidate)
Sworn to and subscribed before me, this the day      of     ,     .
                    
Notary Public or other official
authorized to administer oaths”

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