CHAPTER 3. ELECTIONS.

§3-1-17. Election of circuit judges; county and district officers; magistrates.

(a) There shall be elected, at the time of the primary election to be held in 2016, and every eighth year thereafter, one judge of the circuit court of every judicial circuit entitled to one judge, and one judge for each numbered division of the judicial circuit in those judicial circuits entitled to two or more circuit judges; and at the time of the primary election to be held in 2016, and in every fourth year thereafter, the number of magistrates prescribed by law for the county. Beginning with the election held in the year 2016, an election for the purpose of electing judges of the circuit court, or an election for the purpose of electing magistrates, shall be upon a nonpartisan ballot printed for the purpose.

(b) There shall be elected, at the general election to be held in 1992, and every fourth year thereafter, a sheriff, prosecuting attorney, surveyor of lands, and the number of assessors prescribed by law for the county; and at the general election to be held in 1990, and every second year thereafter, a commissioner of the county commission for each county; and at the general election to be held in 1992, and every sixth year thereafter, a clerk of the county commission and a clerk of the circuit court for each county.

(c) Effective with the primary election of 2016, all elections for judge of the circuit courts in the respective circuits and magistrates in each county will be elected on a nonpartisan basis and by division as set forth more fully in article five of this chapter.

§3-1-17. Election of circuit judges; county and district officers; magistrates.

Bills Affecting §3-1-17

2021 Regular Session: HB3083
2021 Regular Session: SB310
2020 Regular Session: SB204
2019 Regular Session: SB108
2019 Regular Session: SB449
2018 Regular Session: SB144
2018 Regular Session: HB3040
2018 Regular Session: HB4004
2018 Regular Session: HB4515
2017 Regular Session: SB277
2017 Regular Session: HB2793
2017 Regular Session: HB3040
2017 Regular Session: SB494
2017 Regular Session: SB572
2016 Regular Session: HB4675
2016 Regular Session: HB4676
2016 Regular Session: SB9
2015 Regular Session: SB10
2015 Regular Session: HB2010
2014 Regular Session: HB2479
2013 Regular Session: HB2479
2012 Regular Session: HB2488
2011 Regular Session: HB2488
2010 Regular Session: HB2603
2009 Regular Session: HB2603
2008 Regular Session: SB218
2008 Regular Session: HB2950
2008 Regular Session: HB3159
2008 Regular Session: HB4650
2007 Regular Session: HB2950
2007 Regular Session: HB3159
2007 Regular Session: SB624
2007 Regular Session: SB656
2006 Regular Session: HB4409
2005 Regular Session: SB189
2005 Regular Session: HB2961
2004 Regular Session: SB126
2004 Regular Session: HB2136
2003 Regular Session: HB2136
2003 Regular Session: SB50
2002 Regular Session: HB3106
2002 Regular Session: SB430
2001 Regular Session: HB3106
1999 Regular Session: HB2223
1998 Regular Session: HB2561
1997 Regular Session: HB2561
1996 Regular Session: SB408
1995 Regular Session: SB275