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Alaska Statutes Title 22. Judiciary § 22.15.195. Approval or rejection

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Each district court judge is subject to approval or rejection as provided in AS 15 (Alaska Election Code).  The judicial council shall conduct an evaluation of each judge before the retention election and shall provide to the public information about the judge and may provide a recommendation regarding retention or rejection.  The information and the recommendation shall be made public at least 60 days before the election.  The judicial council shall also provide the information and any recommendation to the office of the lieutenant governor in time for publication in the election pamphlet under AS 15.58.050.  If a majority of those voting on the question rejects the candidacy of a judge, the rejected judge may not for a period of four years thereafter be appointed to fill any vacancy in the supreme court, court of appeals, superior court, or district courts of the state.

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