Nez Perce County, Idaho
Nez Perce County is within the Idaho Second Judicial District.
The people of Nez Perce County are served by a District Court. Each District Court contains a Magistrate Division that "hears probate matters, divorce proceedings, juvenile proceedings, initial felony proceedings through the preliminary hearing, criminal misdemeanors, infractions, civil cases when the amount in dispute does not exceed $10,000 and cases in Small Claims Court that is established for disputes of $5,000 or less".
The United States District Court for the District of Idaho has jurisdiction in Nez Perce County. Appeals from the District of Idaho go to the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit.
Clearwater, Lewis & Idaho Counties Judges
Latah County Judges
Nez Perce County Judges
|Candidate||Incumbency||Primary Vote||Election Vote|
|John H. Bradbury||No||43.4%|
|Unopposed||Judge John R. Stegner (Stegner seat)|
|Unopposed||Judge Michael J. Griffin (Griffin seat)|
- See also: Idaho judicial elections, 2014
For statewide election information, see: Idaho judicial elections, 2012
Nez Perce County Magistrate
|Candidate||Incumbent||Retention vote:||Retention Vote %|
|Gregory K. Kalbfleisch||Yes||88.05%|
|Kent J. Merica||Yes||87.77%|