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The structure of the Oregon judicial system is laid out in Article VII of the Oregon Constitution. The state court system is comprised of: the Oregon Supreme Court, the Oregon Court of Appeals, the Oregon circuit courts, and various other Courts of limited jurisdiction.


The District of Oregon and the District of Oregon Bankruptcy Court have jurisdiction over federal matters in Oregon.

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Oregon counties


There are 36 counties in Oregon.

 

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



Elections

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

Oregon judicial elections

Judges in Oregon are elected in non-partisan elections. If more than two candidates seek a judgeship, a primary must be held. However, if one candidate receives over 50% of the votes in the primary, they are automatically elected without a general election.

Midterm vacancies are filled by gubernatorial appointment.

Selection

Judicial selection in Oregon

Oregon Supreme Court Oregon Court of Appeals Oregon Circuit Courts Oregon County Courts
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

Method

Non-partisan election of judges

Term - 4 years


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Motto:   She flies with her own wings
Population:   3.8 million
Area of state:   98,380 sq. mi.
Admitted to U.S.:   1859
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