January 16, 2018
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LePage invites candidates to apply to serve as District Court judge

The Associated Press
Robert F. Bukaty | AP | BDN
Robert F. Bukaty | AP | BDN
Gov. Paul LePage speaks at a news conference in December 2011, at the State House in Augusta.

AUGUSTA, Maine — Gov. Paul LePage says applications are being accepted from candidates interested in serving as a District Court judge.

LePage says his Judicial Selection Committee is accepting applications until July 9. The vacancy to be filled is the result of the retirement of District Judge Jessie Gunther.

The person selected will likely be assigned to Ellsworth District Court. As a result, applications will be considered from candidates who live within a reasonable commuting distance from Ellsworth.

The governor’s judicial appointees must be confirmed by the state Senate before they can be seated.

Application materials can be found online at www.maine.gov/governor/lepage/cabinet/appointments/process.shtml.

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