On Monday, December 3, 2012, the Fourth Judicial District Nominating Commission announced its selection of three finalists to fill a vacancy on the El Paso County Court bench. The vacancy was created when Judge Marla Prudek was appointed to the District Court in the Fourth Judicial District, effective November 9, 2012.
The three nominees are Michael Feeney of Colorado Springs, Laura Findorff of Castle Rock, and Sheilagh McAteer of Colorado Springs. The nominees were selected on Friday, November 30, 2012.
Under the Colorado Constitution, the governor has 15 days from December 3, 2012 to appoint one of the nominees as El Paso County Court Judge. Comments regarding any of the nominees may be sent to the governor via email. Contact information for the nominees may be found here.