A judge of the supreme court, court of appeals, or district court including a district associate judge, or a clerk of the district court must receive more affirmative than negative votes to be retained in office. When the poll is closed, the election judges shall publicly canvass the vote forthwith. The board of supervisors shall canvass the returns on the Monday or Tuesday after the election, and shall promptly certify the number of affirmative and negative votes on each judge or clerk to the state commissioner of elections.
The state board of canvassers shall, at the time of canvassing the vote cast at a general election, open and canvass all of the returns for the judicial election. Each judge of the supreme court, court of appeals or district court including a district associate judge, or a clerk of the district court who has received more affirmative than negative votes shall receive from the state board of canvassers an appropriate certificate so stating.
[C66, 71, 73, 75, 77, 79, 81, § 46.24]
83 Acts, ch 186, § 10025, 10201; 90 Acts, ch 1238, § 11
Referred to in § 331.383, 602.1216, 602.6305
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