Supreme Court elections

2008 General Election State Supreme Court Races

 

 

State

 

Number of Seats Up

 

Method of Selection

 

Retention Vote

Alabama
1
Partisan election  
1
Gubernatorial appointment
X
Arizona
1
Gubernatorial appointment
X
Arkansas
2
Nonpartisan election  
Colorado
2
Gubernatorial appointment
X
Florida
1
Gubernatorial appointment
X
Georgia
2
Nonpartisan election  
Idaho
1
Nonpartisan election  
Illinois
1
Partisan election
X
Indiana
3
Gubernatorial appointment
X
Iowa
3
Gubernatorial appointment
X
Kansas
2
Gubernatorial appointment
X
Kentucky
3
Nonpartisan election  
Louisiana
1
Partisan election  
Maryland
2
Gubernatorial appointment with legislative consent
X
Michigan
1
Nonpartisan election  
Minnesota
2
Nonpartisan election  
Mississippi
4
Nonpartisan election  
Missouri
1
Gubernatorial appointment
X
Montana
2
Nonpartisan election  
Nebraska
1
Gubernatorial appointment
X
Nevada
2
Nonpartisan election  
New Mexico
2
Partisan election
one of two seats
North Carolina
1
Nonpartisan election  
North Dakota
2
Nonpartisan election  
Ohio
2
Partisan election  
Oklahoma
3
Gubernatorial appointment
X
Oregon
1
Nonpartisan election  
Texas
3
Partisan election  
Washington
3
Nonpartisan election  
West Virginia
2
Partisan election  
Wyoming
1
Gubernatorial appointment
X

 

 

 
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