Montana Supreme Court recommendations sent to Governor
Montana: The Montana Judicial Nominating Commission has forwarded their top three recommendations for the upcoming vacancy on the Supreme Court to Governor Schweitzer. The seat is opening due to the mid-term retirement of John Warner.
The nominees are Carlo J. Canty, John S. Warren and Michael E. Wheat; they are all attorneys. Schweitzer has 30 days to review the candidates, and make his selection. The appointee will take office in January of 2010 and must run in the November 2010 general election if they wish to serve out the remainder of Warner's term, which expires December 31, 2014.