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The structure of the Missouri judicial system is laid out in Article V of the state Constitution. The state court system is made up of the Missouri Supreme Court, the Missouri Court of Appeals, the Missouri Circuit Courts, the Missouri Municipal Courts.


Appeals from these courts are heard in the 8th Circuit Court of Appeals.


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Missouri counties


There are 114 counties in Missouri. There are 115 Circuit Courts in Missouri, one in each county and one in St. Louis city.

 

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



Elections

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

Missouri judicial elections

Judicial selection in Missouri varies between the trial and appellate courts. For the Supreme Court and Court of Appeals, candidates are chosen by a nominating commission and, from those candidates, the Governor makes the final appointment.

Circuit Court judges are selected in partisan elections. All judges face retention elections at the end of their terms if they wish to retain their positions.

Selection

Judicial selection in Missouri

Missouri Supreme Court Missouri Court of Appeals Missouri Circuit Courts
Method

Comm. select., Gov. appt.

Term - 12 years

Method

Comm. select., Gov. appt.

Term - 12 years

Method

Comm. select., Gov. appt. or partisan elections

Term - 6 years


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