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SYNOPSIS OF OFFICES AND BOARDS g ‘ I COUNTY COURT CLERK @ a. Term of office--4 years, Ky. Constitution Sec. 99. Q b. Eligible to succeed himself-—yes*. Q c. Time limit--none. Q d. Method of removal--Same as County Judge; same as Q C Om]'Y}.• • II CIRCUIT JUDGE E} a. Term of office--6 years, Constitution Sec. 129. PQ b. Eligible to succeed himself--yes*. [ c. Time limit--none. E d. Method of removal--May be removed from office by the ‘] governor upon the address of two- 2 thirds of each house of the General .4 Assembly, Constitution Sec. 112; Re- ‘l moval of a judge from his district f vacates the office. Constitution Sec. ‘i 129. A 2-a Master Com issioner (Circuit Court) § a. Appointed by-—Circuit Judge. g b. Term of office--4 years. T c. How removed--May be removed at any time at , pleasure of court. d. Citation-—Kentucky Statute, Sec. 409. . 2-b Court Reporter I a. Appointed by--Circuit Judge. _ b. Term of office--4 years. _ c. How removed--By judge at any time for neglect 2 of duty, misbehavior or incompetence. l. d. Citation--Kentucky Statute, Sec. 4637. ` III CIRCUIT CLERK a. Term of office--6 years, Constitution Sec. 97. T b. Eligible to succeed himself——yes*. c. Time 1imit——none. » d- Method of removal-—Same as Comm. Atty. . u IV COMMONWEALTH ATTORNEY . a. Term of office——6 years, Constitution Sec. 97 _i b. Eligible to succeed himse1f——yes*. c. Thus limit--none. d. Method of removal--May be removed from office for buying ~ votes, bribery, conviction of felony or high misdemeanor, Constitution Sec. l50. 4-a District Detective a. Appointed by--Commonwealth Attorney. b. Term of office--4 years. c. How removed--By Commonwealth Attorney at any time d- Citation--Kentucky Statute, Sec. 125b-1. 7 3 40637-C—lO