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Justice and a Judge for All

Early Voting February 20-March 2

Primary March 6

  • PROVEN efficient, high performance court–low pending trials and active cases, high clearance rate, most jury trials in the criminal courthouse 2015 and 2016. Pilot court for electronic filing and court administration.
  • PROVEN balanced and impartial—top 25% highly-qualified rank in Houston Bar Association judicial evaluation poll
  • PROVEN fair–endorsed by all major law enforcement agencies, former state and federal prosecutors and defense attorneys
  • PROVENlifelong Republican leader—endorsed by Ed Emmett, Chris Daniel, Bill King, Robert Eckles –  voted in every Republican primary and general election since 1980
  • PROVENcommunity service–SOBER Court DWI rehab court judge; pastoral care volunteer at St. Martin’s Episcopal Church; DWI “no refusal” night warrant judge volunteer; hosted thousands of students, scouts and foreign dignitaries in court



Harris County Judge Ed Emmett endorses Judge Jay Karahan for re-election to Harris County Criminal Court-at-Law #8.

See these and many more endorsements on the endorsements page.


Keep up with Judge Jay! We will post pictures and reports from various events throughout Harris County.

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