The League of Women Voters of Mississippi:
- supports Merit Selection/Election Retention as the means of selecting justices for the Mississippi Supreme Court and judges for the Mississippi Court of Appeals.
This mode of selection involves:
- Nomination of justices and judges by a diverse, representative, nonpartisan commission whose members serve staggered terms
- Appointment for a specific term; these terms to be staggered
- Retention elections to be held at the end of the term