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The structure of the Arkansas judicial system is laid out in Article 7 of the state Constitution. The state court system is made up of the Arkansas Supreme Court, the Arkansas Court of Appeals, the Arkansas Circuit Courts, the Arkansas District Courts and the Arkansas City Courts.

The federal court system is made up of the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Arkansas, the United States District Court for the Western District of Arkansas, United States bankruptcy court, Eastern District of Arkansas and United States bankruptcy court, Western District of Arkansas. The district courts are part of the United States Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit.

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Arkansas counties

There are 75 counties in Arkansas.


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Recent election results: Arkansas judicial elections, 2014
Past election results: Arkansas judicial elections, 2012

Arkansas judicial elections

Judicial selection in Arkansas consists of non-partisan elections.

Judicial elections include a primary and a general election. If there are two or fewer candidates, the race is decided in the primary. If there are more than two candidates in a race, the two candidates with the most votes in the primary advance to the general election. If no candidate receives a majority of the primary vote, a runoff election is held. Vacancies on the courts are filled by gubernatorial appointment, but if a judge is appointed in this way, they may not run for the same position in the next election.


Judicial selection in Arkansas

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