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UCJA Rule 6-102 (Code of Judicial Administration)


Rule 6-102. Election of District Court judges to the Judicial Council.
Rule printed on December 6, 2022 at 7:45 am. Go to https://www.utcourts.gov/rules for current rules.
Effective: 6/22/2020


To establish a procedure for the election of District Court judges to the Judicial Council as provided in this Code.


This rule shall apply to the election process of the District Court judges to the Judicial Council.

Statement of the Rule:

(1) The District Court has six representatives on the Council. These representatives shall serve staggered three-year terms with two District Court judges being elected to the Council each year.

(2) District court positions on the Judicial Council shall be as follows:

(2)(A) one from the Second Judicial District;

(2)(B) two from the Third Judicial District;

(2)(C) one from the Fourth Judicial District;

(2)(D) one from the First or Fifth District; and

(2)(E) one from the Sixth, Seventh, or Eighth Judicial District.

(3) The election rotation shall be as follows:

(3)(A) year one: Third Judicial District and Sixth, Seventh, or Eighth Judicial District;

(3)(B) year two: Second Judicial District and First or Fifth Judicial District; and

(3)(C) year three: Third Judicial District and Fourth Judicial District.

(4) Timing of elections, and the process for filling vacancies, shall be conducted pursuant to Rule 1-201. Nominations must come from a sitting District Court judge in the district or districts where the vacancy exists. Voting shall be by all District Court judges present at the annual business meeting. Those present at the business meeting will constitute a quorum.

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