Sheriffs are elected to four-year terms in 41 states, two-year terms in three states, a three-year term in one state (New Jersey) and a six-year term in one state (Massachusetts) Alaska,Connecticut and Hawaii do not have sheriffs.
Most members of the judicial branch are not elected. In the federal judicial system, the judges are appointed by the President of the United States and approved by Congress. A majority of states share this system, except the judge would be appointed by the governor.
The 17th amendment makes senators elected by the people instead of the appointed by the legislature and governors of the states. It provides that in case of death of a senator, the legislature of the state may empower the state's executive to temporarily fill the appointment.
In some states an Insurance Commissioner is elected, and in some he/she is appointed. If appointed, the appointed may be by the Governor of the State. The duration of the term is determined by the law of the State involved.
A president is elected. (the constitution states that a president is elected by the people for the people) You think I am wrong because I am only twelve years old be my geography teacher has taught us all about that. thanks for your question!