Voting on Arizona judges: Here's what to know about those up for retention in Maricopa County

Maricopa County voters should expect to see 55 judges and justices on their ballot this year: those who sit on the Arizona Supreme Court, the Arizo...

November 4, 2022
3:10 AM

Maricopa County voters should expect to see 55 judges and justices on their ballot this year: those who sit on the Arizona Supreme Court, the Arizona Court of Appeals and the Maricopa County Superior Court.In Maricopa County and any Arizona county with a population higher than 250,000, judicial retention elections decide which judges will keep their jobs. A majority of "yes" votes keeps a judge in office.Pima and Pinal counties also have judges on the ballot. Coconino County, with a population of under 250,000, also voted to switch to the retention election process in 2018.

Miguel Torres