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Governor Janet Mills nominates 3 women to judicial posts

In addition to the three new appointments, Mills also nominated three judges for reappointment to their current positions.
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MAINE, USA — Gov. Janet Mills has nominated three women to Maine judicial posts, she announced Tuesday.

The governor nominated Susan Driscoll, of Biddeford, and Jennifer Archer, of Falmouth, to Maine District Court. Mills also selected Judge Valerie Stanfill, of Wayne, to fill a vacancy on Maine Superior Court.

The governor’s choices are subject to review by the Legislature’s Judiciary Committee and confirmation by the Senate.

In addition to the three new appointments, Mills also nominated three judges for reappointment to their current positions.

Judge Kevin Stitham, of Dover-Foxcroft, would be reappointed to his fourth term on Maine District Court. Justice Thomas Warren, of Brunswick, has been nominated for a fourth term in Maine Superior Court. Judge John Lucy, of Orono, would be reappointed to the state District Court for a second term.

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