A sitting Racine County judge jumped into the judicial campaign between Georgia Herrera and Gene Gasiorkiewicz on Thursday with a stern letter rebuking Herrera for challenging Gasiorkiewicz's qualifications.
Judge Allan "Pat" Torhorst, deputy chief judge of the Second Judicial District, said Herrera's claims against Gasiorkiewicz have "no basis." His letter criticized Herrera for lacking judicial experience.
"A judge must have been prepared by a broad experience, which Ms. Herrera simply does not have," Torhorst wrote. "The circuit court benches cannot be a training ground."
Here's Torhhorst's letter: