House Bill 1703
DIGEST OF HB 1703 (Updated February 15, 2005 4:18 pm - DI 107)
Superior court judges. Provides that if: (1) a majority of county commissioners vote for the public to vote on a public question whether superior court judges in the county should be elected in a nonpartisan election; and (2) the voters approve this public question; a superior court judge in that county shall be elected in a nonpartisan election and then is subject to a retention vote every six years. Provides that if a superior court judge is in office and the public question concerning nonpartisan election of judges is approved, the superior court judge is subject to a retention vote. Limits the amount of money a person may contribute to: (1) a judicial candidate to $50; and (2) all judicial candidates to $200; in a two year period.
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