Nominees Selected for 18th District Judgeship

The 18th Judicial District Nominating Commission announced today it nominated three candidates for a district court judgeship created by the appointment of Judge Carlos Samour to the Colorado Supreme Court, effective July 1.

Nominees David Canter of Aurora, Elizabeth McNamee of Parker and Darren Vahle of Centennial were selected by the commission on June 29.

The governor has 15 days from June 29 to appoint one of the nominees as district court judge for the 18th Judicial District (Arapahoe, Douglas, Elbert and Lincoln counties).

Comments regarding any of the nominees may be sent via e-mail to the governor at