SJR 51
Provides for the election of associate circuit and circuit judicial candidates
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Last Action:
3/11/2020 - Hearing Conducted S Local Government and Elections Committee
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Effective Date:
Upon voter approval

Current Bill Summary

SJR 51 - Currently, circuit and associate circuit judges within the city of St. Louis and Jackson County are selected through the nonpartisan court plan. Other judicial circuits may by a majority vote elect to have the circuit and associate circuit judges appointed through the nonpartisan court plan. This proposed constitutional amendment, if approved by the voters, would require the election of all circuit and associate circuit judges. Election for all judges would be in accordance with general laws governing elections. The circuit or associate circuit judges subject to the nonpartisan court plan at the time of the adoption of this amendment may continue to serve until the expiration of his or her term.



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