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

On the federal level, there are two courts with statewide jurisdiction: the United States District Court for the District of Idaho and the District of Idaho Bankruptcy Court.

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Idaho counties

There are 44 counties in Idaho. Each county has a District Courts.


  To see a list of counties in Idaho, please see - Idaho counties


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

Idaho judicial elections

Idaho judges are primarily chosen in non-partisan primary and general elections. If no candidate receives a majority of the vote in the primary, the top two candidates advance to a runoff election in the general election. Magistrates judges, however, are first chosen by a commission and then stand for retention at the end of their terms.

Midterm vacancies are filled by the Governor.


Judicial selection in Idaho

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Non-partisan election of judges

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Non-partisan election of judges

Term - 4 years


Non-partisan election of judges

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