Final Recommendation

Nancy J. Franchini
The Honorable

Nancy J. Franchini

District Court Judge
2nd Judicial District --
Bernalillo County
Civil Court

Year: 2020

Recommendation: Retain

Election Results:

Evaluation: Overall, Judge Nancy Franchini’s survey results were very positive. Among the attorneys surveyed, her scores were high on all attributes. For example, attorneys rated her highly for finding facts and interpreting the law without regard to possible public criticism, demonstrating appropriate demeanor on the bench, displaying familiarity with court cases through prior preparation, and conducting herself in a manner free from impropriety. The court staff also rated Judge Franchini highly on all attributes.

Experience & Education: Judge Nancy Franchini was in private practice for 17 years before being appointed to the 2nd District Court in August 2014 and was subsequently elected in November 2014. Judge Franchini received her BS from University of Colorado and her law degree from the UNM School of Law in 1997. Judge Franchini is president of the District and Metropolitan Court Judges Association. Finally, Judge Franchini volunteers with the Roadrunner Food Bank.

PERCENTAGE THAT AGREE OR DISAGREE THAT THE JUDGE EXHIBITS POSITIVE QUALITIES IN EACH CATEGORY *

Attorneys (n=214, 36% Response Rate)
Category Agree Partly Agree/ Partly Disagree Disagree
Exhibits Integrity 92% 4% 3%
Fair and Impartial 90% 6% 4%
Knowledgeable of Law 88% 8% 3%
Communication is Clear 92% 4% 3%
Appropriate Demeanor 93% 4% 3%
Properly Controls Proceedings 96% 4% 0%
Respects Court Employees N/A N/A N/A
Court Staff (n=103, 41% Response Rate)
Category Agree Partly Agree/ Partly Disagree Disagree
Exhibits Integrity 87% 10% 3%
Fair and Impartial N/A N/A N/A
Knowledgeable of Law N/A N/A N/A
Communication is Clear N/A N/A N/A
Appropriate Demeanor N/A N/A N/A
Properly Controls Proceedings N/A N/A N/A
Respects Court Employees 85% 10% 5%

* On the tables above, the "Agree" columns are comprised of the strongly agree and agree responses. Similarly, the "Disagree" columns are comprised of the strongly disagree and disagree responses. The combined percentage of "Agree", "Disagree", and "Partly Agree/Partly Disagree" for each category may not equal 100% due to rounding error. "N/A" indicates that the category is "not applicable" because some populations were not asked certain questions.

 

PERCENTAGE THAT RECOMMEND THE JUDGE BE RETAINED OR NOT BE RETAINED IN OFFICE. ‡

Attorney Retain Recommendation Bar ChartCourt Staff Retain Recommendation Bar Chart

‡ On the charts above, the "Retain" columns are comprised of the strongly recommend retain and somewhat recommend retain responses. Similarly, the "Do Not Retain" columns are comprised of the strongly recommend not retain and somewhat recommend not retain responses.

 

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