Kansas Supreme Court Justices Lee Johnson, right, and Carol Beier question an appellate defender in Topeka. Johnson narrowly won retention in the November election, and four years ago, abortion opponents tried to oust Beier, who will be back on the ballot in 2016.
Kansas Supreme Court Justices Lee Johnson, right, and Carol Beier question an appellate defender in Topeka. Johnson narrowly won retention in the November election, and four years ago, abortion opponents tried to oust Beier, who will be back on the ballot in 2016. THAD ALLTON File photo
Kansas Supreme Court Justices Lee Johnson, right, and Carol Beier question an appellate defender in Topeka. Johnson narrowly won retention in the November election, and four years ago, abortion opponents tried to oust Beier, who will be back on the ballot in 2016. THAD ALLTON File photo

Judicial retention elections becoming more high profile in Kansas

December 29, 2014 10:11 PM