In Nevada, judges are elected to office for six-year terms, rather than appointed the way they are in the federal system.
Over the years, however, efforts have been made to change that process, allowing the governor to appoint judges, at least initially. That happened again this legislative session. The legislature considered a resolution that would have changed the way judges take office, but it failed to meet deadlines this session and is considered dead.
Politics Now co-host Steve Sebelius has the story on the following process.