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Terry Rickers

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Terry Rickers
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Current Court Information:
Iowa District Five
Title:   Judge
Active:   2005-2018
Personal History
Undergraduate:   Iowa State University, 1983
Law School:   University of Nebraska-Lincoln, 1986
Candidate 2012:
Candidate for:  District 5A
State:  Iowa
Election information 2012:
Incumbent:  Yes
Election date:  November 6, 2012
Retention vote:  60,779
Retention vote %:  74.36% ApprovedA

Terry Rickers is a judge on the Fifth District of Iowa. He was appointed on September 19, 2010 to replace retiring Judge Peter A. Keller.[1][2] His current term expires in 2018.


Rickers received his undergraduate degree from Iowa State University in 1983 and his law degree from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln in 1986.[1]


Rickers worked as a private practice lawyer in Newton, Iowa since graduating from law school in 1986. In 2005, Rickers was appointed a magistrate of the Fifth District. He served in this position until becoming a judge in 2010.[1]

2012 election

Rickers was retained in the general election on November 6, winning 74.36% of the vote.[3][4]

See also: Iowa judicial elections, 2012


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