Iowa Governor Kim Reynolds made her first appointment to the Iowa Supreme Court selecting Judge Susan Christensen to replace retiring Justice Bruce Zager.
By Nathan Tucker On Thursday, the State Judicial Nominating Commission has released the names of 9 nominees it has chosen to replace the 3 justices who were voted out of office by voters in November. The Governor has 30 days to appoint 3 of them to the bench. Governor Branstad has indicated that he will […]
The Iowa State Judicial Nominating Committee will begin interviewing candidates on January 24. They will then submit 9 names to Governor Terry Branstad who will then appoint three. You can read the applications for each potential nominee here. Below is a list with some basic information courtesy of Nathan Tucker. This crop consists of 30 […]
By Nathan Tucker On December 13th, the state nominating commission announced that it had begun the process of filling the vacancies created by the successful anti-retention vote this past fall. In responding to public demand, the commission indicated that it would endeavor to make the process more open and transparent. To date, however, the commission […]