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Posted on: September 30, 2019

Board Accepting Applications for North Mesa JP Vacancy

A courtroom, viewing the judge's bench

The Maricopa County Board of Supervisors is seeking applicants for Justice of the Peace in the North Mesa Judicial Precinct. Judge Cecil P. Ash, who has served in that position for six and a half years, is retiring effective September 30, 2019.

Per state law, the appointee, like Judge Ash, must be a Republican who lives in the North Mesa Precinct.  You can see the full precinct boundaries here.  This person must also be a registered Arizona voter. 

The Board of Supervisors will fill the vacancy in the coming weeks. The person selected will run for the office in the 2020 primary and general elections to complete the term, which lasts through 2022.

Applicants should send their letters of interest along with a resume to the Office of the Clerk of the Board of Supervisors, 301 W. Jefferson, 10th Floor, Phoenix, AZ 85003 or email it to  All documents filed with the Clerk’s Office will become public records.  Applicants are subject to a background check. Applications are due no later than Friday, October 11 at 5 pm.

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