Mississippi Supreme Court elections
Justices of the Mississippi Supreme Court are elected to 8 year terms in a nonpartisan election. All judicial candidates must run in the general election. If a candidate does not receive a majority of the vote, a runoff election between the top two candidates who receive the most votes is held.
If a vacancy on the court occurs, gubernatorial appointment is required.
In order to join the court, an individual must meet the following qualifications:
See also: Mississippi judicial elections, 2012
See also: Mississippi judicial elections, 2010