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James F. Vano

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James F. Vano
Current Court Information:
Kansas Tenth Judicial District
Title:   Judge
Position:   Div. 2
Appointed by:   Gov. Bill Graves
Active:   2002-2016
Past post:   District Magistrate Judge, Johnson County
Past term:   1999-2002
Personal History
Undergraduate:   Cornell University
Law School:   Washburn University School of Law
Candidate 2012:
Candidate for:  Tenth District Court
State:  Kansas
Election information 2012:
Incumbent:  Yes
Election date:  November 6, 2012
Retention vote:  162,705
Retention vote %:  76.5% ApprovedA

James F. Vano is a judge for the Tenth Judicial District of the District Courts in Kansas. He was appointed by Gov. Bill Graves in August of 2002 and was obligated to run for retention in 2012 to maintain his seat.[1] He was retained on Nov. 6, 2012 for a term that expires on December 31, 2016.[2][3]


Vano earned his undergraduate degree from Cornell University and his J.D. from Washburn University School of Law.[1]




Vano stood for retention on Nov. 6, 2012.[4] He was successful in his bid for retention, earning 76.5% of the vote with 162,705 yes votes.[2]

See also: Kansas judicial elections, 2012

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