Gubernatorial appointment of judges
Gubernatorial appointment of state Supreme Court justices occurs in:
- California Supreme Court. Twelve-year terms.
- Maine Supreme Court. Seven year terms, with Senate confirmation.
- Massachusetts. Appointed justices serve until mandatory retirement at age 70.
- New Hampshire. Nominated by governor, appointed by executive council. Justices serve until mandatory retirement at age 70.
- New Jersey. Gubernatorial appointment, senate confirmation. Seven year terms and tenure until the age of 70 if re-confirmed after a seven year term.
- Non-partisan election of judges
- Partisan election of judges
- Legislative election of judges
- Commission-selection, political appointment method of judicial selection