Manti, UT—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, 2017.

Following are the nominees followed by place of employment and residence:
• Robert V. Judd, Retired from Utah Department of Corrections, resident of Gunnison
• Honorable Mark Kay McIff J.D., Justice Court Judge for Ephraim, Fairview City, Fountain Green City, Moroni City, Piute County, Sevier County and Spring City, resident of Richfield
• Stephen William Whiting, J.D., Whiting and Jardine, LLC, resident of Vineyard


A comment period will be held through Nov. 20, 2017, 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


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