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Where to Send Written Comments

Where to send written comments about the qualifications of applicants for judicial vacancies

Nominating commissions welcome written comments from the public about the qualifications of any judicial applicants. Comments concerning nominees to the supreme court or the court of appeals must be submitted to the State Court Administrator, who serves as the commission secretary. Comments may be e-mailed to appellate.vacancy@iowacourts.gov. Comments may also be mailed to the State Court Administrator, Iowa Judicial Branch Building, 1111 E. Court Avenue, Des Moines, Iowa 50319.

Comments concerning nominees to the district court may be submitted to one or more of the members of the appropriate district nominating commission. Comments concerning nominees for a magistrate, district associate judge, or associate juvenile judge vacancy may be submitted to one or more of the members of the appropriate magistrate appointing commission.

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