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Judicial elections, 2011

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This page serves as a quick overview of the judicial elections in 2011.


See also: Connecticut judicial elections, 2011

There was a special election for a Probate Court race on June 21 and August 16.


See also: Louisiana judicial elections, 2011

There were elections in Louisiana on April 2, 2011 and October 22, 2011.

April 2

Concordia, Lafayette, Plaquemines, Rapides, St. Landry, Tangipahoa, Tensas, Webster, West Baton Rouge and Winn parishes voted on Justices of the Peace, and East Baton Rouge voted on a Family Court judge.[1]

October 22

Seats voted on in the October election were:


See also: Nevada judicial elections, 2011

Municipal judge elections were held in Clark County on April 5 and the general election on June 7, 2011.[3]

New York

See also: New York judicial elections, 2011

New York held its primary election on September 13, 2011. The general election was on national election day, November 8.


See also: Ohio judicial elections, 2011

Ohio holds its municipal court judge elections in odd-numbered years.

The primary election was on May 3, 2011 and the general election was on November 8, 2011.[4]


See also: Pennsylvania judicial elections, 2011

The filing deadline in the state was on April 18, 2011.[5]

The 2011 primary in Pennsylvania was on May 17, 2011.[5]

There was one Supreme Court judge, two Superior Court judges, three Commonwealth Court judges, and multiple Court of Common Pleas judges up for retention in 2011. In addition, there was one vacancy on the Pennsylvania Superior Court and one on the Pennsylvania Commonwealth Court.[6] The general election vote was held on November 8, 2011

South Carolina

See also: South Carolina judicial elections, 2011

South Carolina is one of two states in the US where judges assume office due to election by the State Legislature (Virginia is the other). Four new judges were elected on February 2, 2011.


See also: Wisconsin judicial elections, 2011

Offices up for election included one Supreme Court seat, two Court of Appeals seats, 41 Circuit Court seats, and over 100 Municipal Court seats.[7]


A statewide primary was held on February 15 for the office of Supreme Court Justice. There were also primary elections that day for the office of Circuit Court Judge in Columbia, Green Lake, Marathon, Milwaukee, Polk, Sheboygan and Winnebago counties.[8]

Spring election

The Spring General Election was held on April 5, 2011. Offices voted on were a Supreme Court seat, two Court of Appeals seats and multiple Circuit and Municipal Court seats. See Wisconsin judicial elections, 2011 for results.