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Minnesota Legislature

Office of the Revisor of Statutes

Legislative Session number- 88

Bill Name: SF1082

3E Relating to judicial selection

ARTICLE 1- CONSTITUTIONAL
AMENDMENT

Proposing an amendment to the Minnesota Constitution, article VI,
sections 7 and 8 for retention elections for judges; specifying transition
provisions

ARTICLE 2 - STATUTORY PROVISIONS

Excluding judicial retention
election form the definition of ballot question; modifying the definitions of
candidate and election for judicial retention purposes; providing for first
registration; modifying reporting requirements; specifying provisions relating
to retention of judges; providing for judicial retention elections; creating a
judicial performance evaluation commission, specifying certain duties and
membership requirement, requiring commission nominees gubernatorial submission;
specifying certain transition requirements; revisor instruction; repealing the
judicial offices designation of incumbents ballot form and the uncontested
judicial office canary ballot for nonpartisan offices
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