Judge Evans for 2nd District Judge

Evans/Bradbury tie... will meet in November runoff

The race to replace retiring District 2 judge Jay P. Gaskill ended in a virtual tie between the top two finishers and will move to a November runoff. Judge Michelle Evans and Retired Judge John Brandbury resulted in a 2 vote spread in the May 17 Primary Election. at 38.5% each, they exceeded Justin Coleman at 22.8%. “I’m just grateful for all those who supported me in this election, especially my family,” Evans said. “I’m looking forward to focusing on the November election from this point forward.” Read the Article

Judge Michelle Evans scores very well on State Bar Survey

The Idaho State Bar recently conducted a survey of its membership on the qualifications of candidates for the contested First District Court, Second District Court, and Third District Court Judge positions. Judge Evans' scores exceeded other Second Judicial District candidates in all categories including Integregity and Independence, Knowledge and Understanding of the Law, Judicial Temperament and Demeanor, and Legal Ability and Experience. View the independent results on the Idaho State Bar website for the Second Judicial Court Contested Election Survey!

Michelle M. Evans for District Court Judge - May 17th

Nez Perce County Magistrate Judge Michelle M. Evans is running for the Second District Judge position currently held by the Honorable Jay Gaskill who will be retiring at the end of his term. The race will be decided at the Primary Election on Tuesday, May 17, 2022, and is open for all registered voters in the five counties of the Second Judicial District – Clearwater, Idaho, Latah, Lewis and Nez Perce Counties.

Judge Michelle Evans
for 2nd District Judge

"I believe I have considerable knowledge, experience, and integrity, and exhibit the independence and impartiality necessary to fulfill the duties and responsibilities of a District Judge. I have been a public servant for my entire career, and my legal experience and community involvement combined with my experience as a Judge make me the ideal candidate."

Campaign Information

Nez Perce County Magistrate Judge Michelle M. Evans is running for the Second District Judge position currently held by the Honorable Jay Gaskill who will be retiring at the end of his term. The race will be decided at the General Election on Tuesday, November 8, 2022 and is open for all registered voters in the five counties of the Second Judicial District – Clearwater, Idaho, Latah, Lewis and Nez Perce Counties.