The Judicial Nominating Commission for the 3A Judicial Sub-District has nominated the following two individuals for the district judge position created by the retirement of Judge John P. Duffy.
n Jon Martin, Lake Park, Iowa
n Carl Petersen, Lester, Iowa
Judicial Sub-District 3A consists of Buena Vista, Cherokee, Clay, Dickinson, Emmet, Kossuth, Lyon, O'Brien, Osceola and Palo Alto Counties. Governor Branstad has 30 days to appoint one of the nominees to be a district judge. The individual selected will begin work on or after Oct.1, 2012.