The Bench and the Ballot Box

PARTISAN ELECTIONS Alabama, Illinois, Louisiana, Pennsylvania, Texas, West Virginia, Michigan, Ohio NON-PARTISAN ELECTIONS Arkansas, Georgia, Idaho, Kentucky, Minnesota, Mississippi, Montana, Nevada, North Carolina, North Dakota,...
by | February 28, 2007

PARTISAN ELECTIONS

Alabama, Illinois, Louisiana, Pennsylvania, Texas, West Virginia, Michigan, Ohio

NON-PARTISAN ELECTIONS

Arkansas, Georgia, Idaho, Kentucky, Minnesota, Mississippi, Montana, Nevada, North Carolina, North Dakota, Oregon, Washington, Wisconsin

APPOINTMENT WITH RETENTION ELECTION

Alaska, Arizona, California, Colorado, Florida, Indiana ,Iowa, Kansas, Maryland, Missouri, Nebraska, New Mexico, Oklahoma, South Dakota, Tennessee, Utah, Wyoming

APPOINTMENT WITH NO REELECTION

Connecticut, Delaware, Hawaii, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Rhode Island, South Carolina, Vermont, Virginia

*Ohio and Michigan use a partisan process to nominate candidates, but do not list partisan affiliation on general election ballots.

Sources: American Judicature Society, American Bar Association

Zach Patton | Executive Editor | zpatton@governing.com