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The structure of the Nevada judicial system is laid out in Article 6 of the state Constitution. On the state level Nevada has the Nevada Supreme Court, and four levels of trial courts.


There are two federal courts in Nevada: the District of Nevada and the District of Nevada Bankruptcy Court.

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Nevada counties


There are 16 counties and 1 independent city in Nevada. Each county has a municipal court, a county court, and at least one justice court.

 

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



Elections

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Upcoming elections: Nevada judicial elections, 2014
Past election results: Nevada judicial elections, 2012

Nevada judicial elections

Judges in Nevada are selected in non-partisan primary and general elections. The two candidates who receive the greatest number of votes in the primary advance to the general election

Midterm vacancies are filled by gubernatorial appointment, based on recommendations from a nominating commission.

Selection

Judicial selection in Nevada

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Method

Non-partisan election of judges

Term - 6 years

Method

Non-partisan election of judges

Term - 6 years

Method

Non-partisan election of judges

Term - 6 years


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Silver State
Motto:   All For Our Country
Population:   2.7 million
Area of state:   110,561 sq. mi.
Admitted to U.S.:   1864
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