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Judicial District 2

Judicial Vacancies in District 2

District 2B Notice of District Associate Judge Vacancy with Commission Members Contact Information, Instructions, Application, and Background Information (August 22, 2023) (Judge Van Marel)

Cerro Gordo County Notice of Magistrate Vacancy with Instructions (July 21, 2023) (Magistrate Aronsen)

Judicial Candidates in District 2

District 2B Candidates for District Associate Judge Vacancy with Interview Schedule, Applications, and Writing Samples (September 5, 2023) (Judge Van Marel)

Judicial Nominees in District 2

District 2B Nominees for District Associate Judge Vacancy (September 12, 2023) (Judge Van Marel)

Judicial Appointments in District 2

There are currently no appointments in District 2


District 2A Judicial Nominating Commission


Honorable Colleen D. Weiland

Appointed Term Expires
Diane Gasteiger St. Ansgar  1-31-28
Doyle Wegner, Sumner 1-31-28
Diane C. Thompson, Forest City 1-31-24
Merlin Bartz, Grafton 1-31-24
Emily Schmitt, Clear Lake 1-31-26


Elected Term Expires
Danielle M Ellingson, Charles City 1-31-28
Amy K. Swanson, Parkersburg 1-31-24
Brian D. Miller, Hampton 1-31-24
Crystal Leann Ely, Mason City 1-31-26
Andrew Johnston, Mason City 1-31-26

District 2B Judicial Nominating Commission


Appointed Term Expires
Mary Lauver, Rockwell City 1-31-28
Kate Stucky, Fort Dodge 1-31-28
Becky McKibben, Marshalltown 1-31-26
Garrett Piklapp, Huxley 1-31-24
Gary L. Nystrom, Boone 1-31-24


Elected Term Expires
Angelina M. Thomas, Ames 1-31-28
Meredith Catherine Nerem, Boone 1-31-24
Timothy L. Gartin, Ames  1-31-24
Jane Chang, Ames 1-31-26
Aaron Ahrendsen, Manning 1-31-26

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