Massachusetts Constitution Pt. 2, Ch. II, § 1, Art. 9

ART. IX. All judicial officers, [the attorney-general,] the solicitor-general, [all sheriffs,] coroners, [and registers of probate,] shall be nominated and appointed by the governor, by and with the advice and consent of the council;  and every such nomination shall be made by the governor, and made at least seven days prior to such appointment.


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