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Fifth District Court of Appeal

Florida law requires Florida Supreme Court justices and appeals court judges to appear on the ballot in nonpartisan elections every six years so voters can determine whether they should remain on their courts for another six-year term. Merit retention is nonpartisan and provides a yes or no vote -- there is no opponent.

One judges who currently sits on the Fifth District Court of Appeal, which covers East Central Florida and includes the 7th Judicial Circuit, which serves St. Johns, Flagler and Volusia Counties counties .

Judge Eric J. Eisnaugle 

Bios of appeals court judge prepared by the Florida Bar Association