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FILE - The Sanpete County Nominating Commission has selected three nominees for upcoming vacancies in the Gunnison and Manti justice courts. The positions will replace Judge Ivo Peterson, who retired effective June 30.

MANTI — The Sanpete County Nominating Commission has selected three nominees for upcoming vacancies in the Gunnison and Manti justice courts. The positions will replace Judge Ivo Peterson, who retired effective June 30.

Following are the nominees, their place of employment and residence:

• Robert V. Judd, retired from Utah Department of Corrections, Gunnison.

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• Mark Kay McIff, justice court judge, Richfield.

• Stephen William Whiting, Whiting and Jardine LLC, Vineyard.

A comment period will be held through Nov. 20 before a final candidate is selected by the mayors of Gunnison and Manti, who have 30 days to make appointments.

Each appointment is subject to ratification by the City Council in each city. The Utah Judicial Council must then certify the appointment.

To submit written comments about the candidates, contact Melisse Stiglich, Administrative Office of the Courts, at [email protected]