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Ducey appoints McGill to fill Yavapai County court vacancy

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Posted at 12:57 PM, Sep 02, 2020
and last updated 2020-09-02 15:57:04-04

PHOENIX (AP) — Gov. Doug Ducey has appointed a Yavapai County prosecutor as a Superior Court judge to fill a vacancy created by a retirement.

Ducey’s office on Wesdnsday announced his appointment of Michael McGill to replace David Mackey.

Superior Court judges in Arizona counties with populations of less than 250,000 are elected except that mid-term vacancies are filled by appointment by the governor. The appointee then has to run and win in the next general election to remain in office.McGill is a supervising deputy county attorney with the County Attorney’s Office.