Finalists named for District 8A judgeship

A joint magistrate nominating commission for District 8A met and held interviews Thursday and Friday at the Keokuk County Courthouse.

In compliance with Section 602.6304 of the Iowa Code, three persons were nominated for the office of District Associate Judge to serve in Jefferson, Keokuk and Washington counties, and they are Daniel P. Kitchen, Patrick J. McAvan and Amber L. Thompson.

The three persons nominated were certified to the chief judge.

The district associate judge will be selected from the three nominees by a majority vote of the district judges of the 8A Judicial District after interviews to be held Tuesday.