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105, 108 (1967) ("We find no constitutional reason why state or local officers of the nonlegislative character involved here may not be chosen by the governor, by the legislature, or by some other appointive means rather than by an election.
Before creating the power, the donor was either the owner of the appointive property or the donee of a power of appointment with respect to the appointive property.
The Conference of Chief Justices' conclusion is derived from the history of judicial campaigns and the recent failure of state voters to approve referenda creating appointive judicial selection procedures.
4) While there are potential problems with any survey-based measure, we can see whether we can replicate the results found by other studies comparing appointive and elective systems before proceeding to examine the impact of party control within elected systems.
Next, he analyzes the formal constitutional, statutory, and appointive roles of the vice presidency and its informal ceremonial, diplomatic, political, and advisory roles.
Both Gallagher and Crist have held elective or appointive office most of their adult lives.
The extension of the appointive term beyond the next immediate primary and general election cycle has been construed to mean that in all other instances, judicial vacancies must be filled by appointment.
Campbell also served in a handful of appointive public jobs through the years.
Upon completion, candidates are promoted to the appointive officer level.
Asked to name the highest elective or appointive office they hope to achieve, 58 percent picked a federal elective position--14 percent chose president: 2 percent vice president: 24 percent U.
A non-military office involving the exercise of the powers or authority of civil government, to include elective and appointive office in the U.
Behrens co-authored a legal paper in a Cornell Law School journal advocating appointive judicial selection at the state level.