Private Warning of a Justice of the Peace (01/19/05).
The judge displayed a bumper sticker or sign endorsing his son's candidacy for public office on a vehicle which the judge owned and operated. The judge's conduct was found to have constituted a public endorsement of another candidate for public office. The judge was also found to have lent the prestige of his judicial office to advance the private interests of his son. [Violation of Canons 2B and 5(2) of the Texas Code of Judicial Conduct.] Private Warning of a Justice of the Peace (01/19/05).