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Walz, Flanagan seek applicants for two vacancies on the Commission on Judicial Selection

The vacancies are in the 7th and 9th Judicial Districts. The 7th Judicial District includes Mille Lacs, Morrison, Todd and Wadena. The 9th District includes Aitkin, Cass and Crow Wing counties.

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ST. PAUL — Gov. Tim Walz and Lt. Gov. Peggy Flanagan announced two vacancies on the Commission on Judicial Selection.

The vacancies are in the 7th and 9th judicial districts. The 7th Judicial District includes Mille Lacs, Morrison, Todd and Wadena counties. The 9th District includes Aitkin, Cass and Crow Wing counties.

The governor and lieutenant governor are seeking applicants to fill a non-attorney member seat in the 7th Judicial District and an attorney member seat in the 9th Judicial District.

Individuals wishing to apply must submit a cover letter addressed to the governor and a resume to judicial.selection@state.mn.us . Application materials are due by 4 p.m. April 15.

The Commission on Judicial Selection solicits, considers and recommends candidates to the governor for vacancies in the district courts and the Workers’ Compensation Court of Appeals. It is a joint commission, appointed by the governor and the Minnesota Supreme Court and made up of nine at-large members, including the chair, and four district members from each of the 10 judicial districts.

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For inquiries concerning the application process, contact the Office of the Governor and Lieutenant Governor at judicial.selection@state.mn.us .

For more information about the Commission on Judicial Selection, visit bit.ly/38JHiGX

Related Topics: TIM WALZPEGGY FLANAGAN
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