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SCR 4.050 Circuit court member

Baldwin's Kentucky Revised Statutes AnnotatedRules of the Supreme Court

Baldwin's Kentucky Revised Statutes Annotated
Rules of the Supreme Court
IV Judicial Conduct Commission (Refs & Annos)
Rules of the Supreme Court (SCR), Rule 4.050
SCR 4.050 Circuit court member
(1) Nominating ballot.
The administrative director of the courts shall send to each circuit judge a nominating ballot on which shall be listed in alphabetical order the names of all circuit judges together with instructions to vote for one nominee and to return the ballot by a certain named date. Subject to the provisions of paragraph (3) of this rule regarding a tie vote, the two persons receiving the highest number of votes shall be nominees.
(2) Second ballot.
The names of the nominees shall be placed in alphabetical order on a second ballot which shall be sent by the administrative director of the courts to all judges, with the same instructions as provided on the nominating ballot. Subject to paragraph (3) of this rule, the person receiving the highest number of votes shall be the circuit court representative on the commission.
(3) Tie vote.
If the winners of the nominating ballot or the second ballot cannot be determined because of a tie vote among the candidates, the election shall be determined by lot in such manner as the administrative director of the courts directs, in the presence of not less than three other persons.

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HISTORY: Amended eff. 1-1-78; adopted eff. 10-1-76
Note: Former Rules of Appellate Procedure (RAP) were amended and redesignated as Rules of the Supreme Court (SCR) by Order of the Supreme Court effective January 1, 1978. Prior Rules of the Court of Appeals (RCA) had been redesignated as Rules of Appellate Procedure effective March 12, 1976.
Sup. Ct. Rules, Rule 4.050, KY ST S CT Rule 4.050
Current with amendments received through May 1, 2017
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