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Judicial District 2

Judicial Vacancies in District 2

Marshall County Notice of Magistrate Vacancy with Instructions (January 26, 2023).

District 2A Notice of District Judge Vacancy with Commission Members Contact Information, Instructions, Application, and Background Information (November 8, 2022) (Judge Drew)

Judicial Candidates in District 2

District 2A Candidates for District Judge Vacancy with Interview Schedule, Applications, and Writing Samples (December 6, 2022) (Chief Judge Drew)

Judicial Nominees in District 2

District 2A Nominees for District Associate Judge Vacancy (December 16, 2022) (Judge Drew)

Judicial Appointments in District 2

District 2A Appointment as District Judge (January 11, 2023) (Judge Norman)


District 2A Judicial Nominating Commission


Honorable James M. Drew

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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