A clerk of the district court shall stand for retention in office, in the county of the clerk's office, upon the petition of ten percent of all qualified electors in the county to the state commissioner of elections, at the judicial election in 1988 and every four years thereafter, under sections 46.17 through 46.24. The petition shall be filed in the office of the state commissioner not later than one hundred twenty days before the general election. A clerk who is not retained in office is ineligible to serve as clerk, in the county in which the clerk was not retained, for the four years following the retention vote.
83 Acts, ch 186, § 1215, 10201; 89 Acts, ch 136, §74
Referred to in § 46.20
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