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At least one hundred four days before the judicial election preceding expiration of the initial or regular term of office, a judge of the supreme court, court of appeals, or district court including district associate judges, full-time associate juvenile judges, or full-time associate probate judges, or a clerk of the district court who is required to stand for retention under section 602.1216 may file a declaration of candidacy with the state commissioner of elections to stand for retention or rejection at that election. If a judge or clerk fails to file the declaration, the office shall be vacant at the end of the term. District associate judges, full-time associate juvenile judges, and full-time associate probate judges filing the declaration shall stand for retention in the judicial election district of their residence.
Cite this article: FindLaw.com - Iowa Code Title II. Elections and Official Duties [Chs. 39-79] § 46.20. Declaration of candidacy - last updated January 01, 2020 | https://codes.findlaw.com/ia/title-ii-elections-and-official-duties-chs-39-79/ia-code-sect-46-20/
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