Justice O’Connor’s one A.M. robocalls in support of ballot initiative

Ed Whelan writing at National Review Online / Bench Memos: “Do the ethics rules governing federal judges really permit a federal judge to robocall voters in support of a ballot initiative? That question is raised by the apparent decision by former Justice Sandra Day O’Connor—who has retired from the Supreme Court but who, rightly or wrongly, maintains that she now has senior status and can still sit on lower-court cases—to authorize use of her voice on robocall messages to Nevada voters in support of Question 1 (which would alter the state’s method of selecting its judges).”