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Washington County Court judge finalists selected

Governor to appoint new county court judge

The Thirteenth Judicial District Nominating Commission has nominated two candidates for a Washington County court judgeship created by the appointment to the District Court of the Hon. Carl S. McGuire III, effective July 1, 2016. Nominees Kelly S. Hansen and Larry D. Kuntz, both of Akron, were selected in a meeting July 25, 2016, at the Washington County Justice Center.

Under the Colorado Constitution, the governor has 15 days from July 26, 2016, within which to appoint one of the nominees as county court judge for Washington County.

Comments regarding any of the nominees may be sent via e-mail to the governor at gov_judicialappointments@state.co.us

Editor’s Note: Contact information for the nominating commission members:

  • Kelly S. Hansen, 117 Main Ave., Akron, CO 80720, 970-345-2219
  • Larry D. Kuntz, 43205 Co. Rd. AA, Akron, CO 80720, 970-345-2182