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Governor LePage Encourages Candidates to Apply for District Court Judge Seat 

Governor LePage says applications are being accepted from candidates interested in serving as a District Court Judge.The Judicial Selection Committee is accepting applications until July 9. A vacancy opened up after the retirement of District Judge Jessie Gunther, who was assigned to the Ellsworth District Court.Applications will be considered from candidates who live within a reasonable commuting distance from Ellsworth.The governor’s appointees must be confirmed by the state Senate before they can be seated.