The structure of the Wisconsin judicial system is laid out in the Article VII of the Wisconsin Constitution. The state court system is composed of a Supreme Court, a Court of Appeals, Circuit Courts and Municipal Courts.
The federal court system is made up of the Eastern District of Wisconsin, the Western District of Wisconsin, the Eastern District of Wisconsin Bankruptcy Court and the Western District of Wisconsin Bankruptcy Court.
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There are 72 counties in Wisconsin. There are ten judicial districts, each serving one or more counties.
To see a list of counties in Wisconsin, please see - Wisconsin counties
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Upcoming elections: Wisconsin judicial elections, 2014
Past election results: Wisconsin judicial elections, 2013
Judges in Wisconsin are selected in non-partisan primary and general elections. Judicial elections are held every year in the spring.
Midterm vacancies are filled by gubernatorial appointment, through a nominating commission.
Term - 10 years
Term - 6 years
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