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Endorsement Process for Vacated Municipal Court Seat (District 1) is now open!

After many years of service on the bench, Judge Fanon Rucker has made the decision to step down from his position on our Hamilton County Municipal Court. We thank Judge Rucker for his many years of great service to the people of Hamilton County and wish him the best in his future endeavors.

With the vacancy created by Judge Rucker’s departure, an election will be held on Tuesday, November 5th to elect a replacement for the unexpired term remaining. Candidates have 10 days following the start of the vacancy to submit valid petitions to the board of election and be considered on the ballot.

Today, Thursday, September 5th, marks the opening of the time period in which you can request to be considered for endorsement from the Hamilton County Democratic Party for the vacated seat in District 1 of the Hamilton County Municipal Court. Interested candidates should reach out to hcdemjudicial@gmail.com to express their interest in consideration and request the 2019 Judicial Questionnaire. The deadline to request consideration is 5:00 PM on Wednesday, September 11th. 

The deadline to submit completed questionnaires and resume/CV to the committee and receive an interview time slot is 5:00 PM on Friday, September 13th. Interviews with candidates seeking the endorsement will be held on Monday, September 16th in the downtown area. Full details and time of interview slot will be provided at the time of submission of a completed questionnaire and resume/CV. Interviews will be with the HCDP Judicial Nominating Committee and last no more than 20 minutes.

See below for a full calendar of deadlines an events. Requests for questionnaires and questions about the process can be sent to hcdemjudicial@gmail.com.

Deadlines/Calendar of Events:

  • 5:00 PM, Wednesday, September 11th: Deadline to request questionnaire from Hamilton County Democratic Party (HCDP) Judicial Committee at hcdemjudicial@gmail.com.
  • 5:00 PM, Friday, September 13th: Deadline to submit a completed questionnaire and updated resume or CV to hcdemjudicial@gmail.com
  • Evening of Monday, September 16th: Interviews with Nominating Committee of the HCDP Judicial Committee.