The Honorable Michael Villani announced his retirement from the Eighth Judicial District Court, effective 5:00p.m. July 15, 2022.

Judge Villani has served as the Department XVII judge since 2007.
The current term for Department XVII expires on January 4, 2027 and the vacancy may be filled in the next general election. In order for the vacancy to be on the ballot November, 8, 2022, the Governor must declare the seat vacant in time for the Clark County Election Department to add the vacancy to the special filing period that is currently open, and ends on July 21, 2022. Should there be no candidate on the ballot, the Commission on Judicial Selection is prepared to convene in the fall of 2022.
We will update our website as soon as there is any change in the status of the Department XVII vacancy.
For more information on declaring judicial candidacy during the special filing period, please visit the Clark County Elections Website Clark County, NV
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