The Tenth Judicial District Nominating Commission has nominated three candidates for a Pueblo County Court judgeship created by the retirement of the Honorable Ernest J. Ruybalid, effective January 31, 2012.
The nominees for the bench are Shad Brown of Pueblo West, and David Lobato and Margaret Vellar, both of Pueblo. All finalists were selected by the Commission on January 20.
Under the Colorado Constitution, Governor Hickenlooper has until February 7, 2012 to appoint one of the nominees as County Court Judge for Pueblo County.
Comments regarding any of the nominees can be emailed to the Governor’s Office.