12-120.02. Election of judges

A. In division 1, of the fifteen judges who are on the bench on July 1, 1995, ten of the judges shall be residents of and elected for retention from Maricopa county and five of the judges shall be residents of the remaining counties in the division and shall be elected for retention by the voters of the counties in division 1, excluding Maricopa county. If the sixteenth judge is a resident of Maricopa county, the judge shall be elected for retention by the voters of Maricopa county. If the sixteenth judge is not a resident of Maricopa county, the judge shall be elected for retention by the voters of the counties in division 1, excluding Maricopa county.

B. In division 2, four of the judges shall be residents of and elected from Pima county and two of the judges shall be residents of the remaining counties in the division and shall be elected by the voters of the counties in division 2, excluding Pima county.