Kimble-Simms violated Canon Rule 4 and Rule 4.1 (A) (11) and engaged in an unfair election practice by knowingly and willfully misleading the public

For Immediate Release:
Steve Sanson President of Veterans In Politics International 702 283 8088

Kimble-Simms violated Canon Rule 4 and Rule 4.1 (A) (11) and engaged in an unfair election practice by knowingly and willfully misleading the public

Veterans In Politics International urges voters to know your judicial candidates before you cast your vote

Las Vegas, Nevada on May 5, 2011 a decision was made by the State of Nevada Standing Committee on Judicial Ethics and Election Practices. The initial complaint was filed by Catherine Ramsey against Marsha Kimble-Simms case number 11-2. Both candidates are seeking to become the next North Las Vegas Municipal Court Judge Department 1 currently held by Veteran Judge Warren VanLandschoot.
Catherine Ramsey alleges that Marsha Kimble-Simms violated Rule 4.1 (A) (11) of the Nevada Code of Judicial Conduct in that Kimble-Simms knowingly, or with reckless disregarded the truth published on some of her campaign signage and printed materials. The statement reads that Kimble-Simms is a current “Judge Pro-Tem”. Catherine Ramsey asserts that the use of these words mislead the public to believe that Kimble-Simms is an incumbent “Judge Pro-Tem”.
The evidence shows Kimble-Simms only sat twice as a “Judge Pro-Tem” and has not sat on the bench in this capacity in four years. The evidence also showed that Kimble-Simms has not been on the approved Justice of the Peace Pro-Tempore Panel which is approved by the Clark County Board of Commissioners, since 2008.
According to the commentary Rule 4.1 (A) (11) explains that Judicial Candidates must be scrupulously fair and accurate in all statements made by them and their campaign staffers. This Rule obligates candidates and their staffers from omitting facts or making statements that are false or misleading.
The Committee ruled that Kimble-Simms violated Canon Rule 4 and Rule 4.1 (A) (11) and engaged in an unfair election practice by knowingly and willfully misleads the public into believing that she is an Incumbent “Judge Pro-Tem”.
Kimble Simms has been given ten calendar days to remove the words “Judge Pro-Tem” from all campaign materials, signage, literature, websites, etc.
Kimble-Simms did counter Catherine Ramsey’s complaint yet provided no evidence to substantiate her claims against Ramsey.
Judges are the most important elected officials within our community. Judges impact our lives immediately as you never know when you or your family will appear in front of a judge whether civilly or criminally. A higher standard needs to be placed on Judges in regards to honesty and ethical standards.
Therefore, before you vote knows who you are casting your vote for.
Attached is the Veterans In Politics Endorsement Interview of the two candidates listed above:

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