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Two Nominees Forwarded for County Court Judge Vacancy in the Fifth Judicial District

LINCOLN – The Judicial Nominating Commission for the County Court, Fifth Judicial District provided the following two names for the Governor’s consideration: Andrew R. Lange of Waverly; and Jason D. Mielak of Columbus.  The Fifth Judicial District of the County Court consists of Boone, Butler, Colfax, Hamilton, Merrick, Nance, Platte, Polk, Saunders, Seward, and York Counties.

The primary place of office for the judicial vacancy will be either Wahoo, Saunders County, Nebraska, or Schuyler, Colfax County, Nebraska.  The vacancy is due to the retirement of Judge Patrick R. McDermott.