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Judicial Nominating Committee

Type of Board: Advisory Created by: NDCC 27-25-02
Voting Members: 12 Other Members: 0
Non-Voting Members: 1  
Length of Terms: 3 years Pay/Benefits: State Rate
Frequency of Meetings: As needed, at the call of the Chairman Licensing Board:
Address: PO Box 2136, , Bismarck, ND 58502-2136
Phone: 701-255-1404
Fax: 701-224-1621
This Committee screens candidates for vacant judgeships and to provide the governor with a list of names from which to make an appointment. The recommended appointees are then interviewed and one is appointed by the governor. The judge serves a minimum of two years and then smust run for the judgeship in the next election. The governor, chief justice, and president of the State Bar Association of North Dakota each appoint two permanent members. No member shall serve more than two three-year terms. The governor appoints the chairman.

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