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|Supreme Court Justice Place 5|
Composed of the Chief Justice and eight Justices, the Supreme Court of Texas is the court of last resort for civil matters in the State of Texas. The Supreme Court is in Austin, next to the State Capitol. The Justices of the Supreme Court are elected to staggered six-year terms in state-wide elections.
The incumbent for Place 5 is Paul Green, who was originally elected to the court in 2004 and is running for re-election.