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Mark Telloyan named St. Joseph Superior Court judge amid redistricting

While the discussion more than redistricting lingers on past a New Year’s deadline, Republican Mark Telloyan will soon depart his seat on the St. Joseph County Council to develop into a St. Joseph Outstanding Courtroom judge. 

Indiana Gov. Eric Holcomb announced Thursday that he’d appointed Telloyan to the judge’s seat, filling a vacancy after Judge Steven Hostettler retired in September. 

“My head is still spinning,” said Telloyan, who’d just gotten a phone from Holcomb on Thursday to notify him.  

Telloyan said he’d utilized for the judge’s position in November — his third try to become a judge — and later on went via a procedure as a person of 5 finalists.  

St. Joseph County Councilman Mark Telloyan

His precise starting date hasn’t nonetheless been established, but he and the county’s GOP chairman, Zach Potts, have an understanding of that it may perhaps be in yet another thirty day period. That, Telloyan said, will give him time to near out his personal law apply, which focuses on individual bankruptcy instances, and continue serving on the council.  

Potts stated the county Republican party will then have 30 times after Telloyan’s last working day on the council to hold a caucus exactly where GOP precinct committee users can elect a replacement for the seat.