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Gov. Reynolds to announce new Iowa Supreme Court justice today

Alice Clapman of Planned Parenthood Federation of America, Washington, D.C. argues the Planned Parenthood v. Reynolds case at the Iowa Supreme Court Wednesday, Feb. 14, 2018, in Des Moines, Iowa.
Alice Clapman of Planned Parenthood Federation of America, Washington, D.C. argues the Planned Parenthood v. Reynolds case at the Iowa Supreme Court Wednesday, Feb. 14, 2018, in Des Moines, Iowa.

According to a media release from the office of Gov. Kim Reynolds, she plans to announce her Supreme Court justice selection on Wednesday.

The selection is scheduled for 3:30 p, m. in the Governor’s Formal Office at the state capitol in Des Moines.

The three candidates for the seat are all women.

— Susan Christensen, a judge in the 4th Judicial District in Harlan;

— Terri Comb, a lawyer with Faegre Baker Daniels in West Des Moines;

— and Kellyann Lekar, a judge in the 1st Judicial District in Waterloo.

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