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Judicial District 1

Judicial Vacancies in District 1

District 1B Notice of District Judge Vacancy with Commission Member Contact Information, InstructionsApplication, and Background Information (October 14, 2021) (Judge Bradley Harris)

Judicial Candidates in District 1

District 1B Candidates for District Judge Vacancy with Interview Schedule, Applications, and Writing Samples (November 8, 2021) (Judge Bradley Harris)

Judicial Nominees in District 1

There are currently no nominees in District 1

Judicial Appointments in District 1

There are currently no appointments in District 1

District 1A Judicial Nominating Commission


Honorable Monica Zrinyi Wittig

Appointed Term Expires
Matthew Giese, Dubuque  1-31-22
Kathleen J. Klimesh, Spillville 1-31-22
Duane Smith, Waukon 1-31-24
Lamont Davison, Delhi 1-31-26


Elected Term Expires
Whitney Schiller, Waukon 1-31-22
Vacant 1-31-24
Jeremy Thompson, Decorah 1-31-24
Stephanie Rose Fueger, Dubuque 1-31-26
Samuel Aaron Wooden, Dubuque 1-31-26
Notice of Pending Special Election in District 1A For District Judicial Nominating Commissioner
Nominating Petition for Special Judicial Nominating Commissioner for District 1A Special Election   
1A Special Election Results (April 26, 2021)

District 1B Judicial Nominating Commission


Honorable Kellyann M. Lekar

Appointed Term Expires
Rochelle Adkins, Cedar Falls  1-31-22
Conrad D. Clement, Cresco 1-31-22
Ruth Hamilton, Independence 1-31-24
Todd Geer, Grundy Center 1-31-24
Darin Rulapaugh, Oelwein 1-31-26


Elected Term Expires
Nina Forcier, Waterloo 1-31-22
James H. Cook, Waterloo 1-31-24
Laura Lee Folkerts, Waterloo 1-31-24
Joslyn Nichole Sailer, Cedar Falls 1-31-26
Eashaan Vajpeyi, Waterloo 1-31-26

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