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Page 1 of 1 118A.045 Election of family court judges. (1) Family court judges shall be elected from the judicial circuits established in KRS Chapter 23A and to a family court division so designated by the Supreme Court <br>pursuant to Section 112(6) of the Constitution of Kentucky. (2) All family court divisions as certified by the Clerk of the Supreme Court of Kentucky shall have such designation specifically appear on the ballot. The words <br>&quot;Family Court&quot; shall be printed on the ballot in an appropriate location for divisions <br>of Circuit Court certified by the Clerk of the Supreme Court of Kentucky as family <br>court divisions. Prior to the first Wednesday after the first Monday in November of <br>each scheduled election year, the Clerk of the Supreme Court of Kentucky shall <br>certify the divisions of Circuit Court within a judicial circuit that are designated as <br>family court divisions and deliver such certification to the Secretary of State. (3) Except as provided in KRS 23A.070, in judicial circuits having two (2) or more judges there shall be, for election purposes, numbered divisions corresponding to <br>the number of Circuit Judges in the circuit. Each judge shall be elected at large from <br>the entire circuit. (4) Each numbered division of a circuit shall be voted upon and shall be tallied separately. Effective: June 20, 2005 <br>History: Amended 2005 Ky. Acts ch. 124, sec. 2, effective June 20, 2005. -- Created 2003 Ky. Acts ch. 66, sec. 3, effective June 24, 2003.