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Gov. Walz seeks applicants for vacancy on the Commission on Judicial Selection


December 7, 2023

Contact: Claire Lancaster



Governor Walz Seeks Applicants for Vacancy on the Commission on Judicial Selection


[ST. PAUL, MN] – Governor Tim Walz and Lieutenant Governor Peggy Flanagan today announced a vacancy on the Commission on Judicial Selection. The vacancy is for an attorney member seat in the Sixth Judicial District. The Governor and Lieutenant Governor seek applicants who reflect Minnesota’s full diversity. 

Individuals may request an application by contacting Application materials are due by 4:00 pm on Thursday, December 28 and should be addressed to Governor Tim Walz.

The Commission on Judicial Selection solicits, considers, and recommends candidates to the Governor for vacancies in the district courts and the Workers’ Compensation Court of Appeals. In addition to the Governor’s 27 appointments, the Minnesota Supreme Court also appoints 22 members to the commission.

For more information about the Commission on Judicial Selection, please visit the Governor’s Judicial Appointments webpage.

For inquiries concerning the application process, please contact the Office of the Governor and Lieutenant Governor at


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