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1. The governor shall appoint, subject to confirmation by the senate, nine eligible electors to the state judicial nominating commission.
2. The appointments made by the governor shall be staggered terms of six years each and shall begin and end in even-numbered years as provided in section 69.19. The terms of no more than three nor less than two of the commissioners shall expire within the same two-year period.
3. No more than a simple majority of the commissioners appointed by the governor shall be of the same gender.
4. All commissioners shall be chosen without reference to political affiliation.
5. There shall be at least one commissioner appointed by the governor from each congressional district and there shall not be more than two commissioners appointed by the governor from a single congressional district unless each congressional district has at least two commissioners appointed by the governor.
6. A commissioner who has served a full six-year term on the state judicial nominating commission, whether the commissioner was appointed or elected, shall be ineligible to be appointed to a second six-year term.
7. No person may be appointed who holds an office of profit of the United States or of the state at the time of appointment.
Cite this article: FindLaw.com - Iowa Code Title II. Elections and Official Duties [Chs. 39-79] § 46.1. Appointment of state judicial nominating commissioners - last updated January 01, 2020 | https://codes.findlaw.com/ia/title-ii-elections-and-official-duties-chs-39-79/ia-code-sect-46-1/
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