2002 Judicial Performance Evaluations

2002 Evaluations

Please click on your county below to find the district and county judges, if any, standing for retention in your judicial district. Your ballot will also include all appellate judges standing for retention.

View the full list of judges standing for retention in 2002

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Appellate Courts
Honorable Nathan B. Coats Retain

 

Honorable John Daniel Dailey Retain
Honorable Henry R. Nieto Retain
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Click on your county below to view the judges on your ballot

Supreme Court

Honorable Nathan B. Coats Retain

Court of Appeals 

Honorable John Daniel Dailey Retain
Honorable Henry R. Nieto Retain

Seventeenth Judicial District (Adams County)

District Judges  
Honorable Harlan R. Bockman Retain
Honorable John E. Popovich Jr. Retain

 

Adams County Judges  
Honorable Cindy H. Bruner Retain
Honorable Michael A. Cox Retain
Honorable Emil A. Rinaldi Retain
Honorable Sabino E. Romano Retain

 

Supreme Court

Honorable Nathan B. Coats Retain

Court of Appeals 

Honorable John Daniel Dailey Retain
Honorable Henry R. Nieto Retain

Twelfth Judicial District (Alamosa County)

District Judges  
Honorable O. John Kuenhold Retain

 

Alamosa County Judges   
No Alamosa county court judges standing for retention.  

Supreme Court

Honorable Nathan B. Coats Retain

Court of Appeals 

Honorable John Daniel Dailey Retain
Honorable Henry R. Nieto Retain

Eighteenth Judicial District (Arapahoe County)

District Judges  
Honorable Thomas J. Curry Retain
Honorable Paul A. King Retain
Honorable John P. Leopold Retain
Honorable Cheryl L. Post Retain
Honorable Gerald J. Rafferty Retain
Honorable Juanita L. Rice Retain

 

Arapahoe County Judges  
Honorable Ethan D. Feldman Retain
Honorable Dana E. Murray Retain
Honorable Stephen R. Ruddicl Do Not Retain
Honorable Robert C. Tobias  

Supreme Court

Honorable Nathan B. Coats Retain

Court of Appeals 

Honorable John Daniel Dailey Retain
Honorable Henry R. Nieto Retain

Sixth Judicial District (Archuleta County)

District Judges  
Honorable David L. Dickinson Retain

 

Archuleta County Judges  
Honorable James E. Denvir Retain

Supreme Court

Honorable Nathan B. Coats Retain

Court of Appeals 

Honorable John Daniel Dailey Retain
Honorable Henry R. Nieto Retain

Fifteenth Judicial District (Baca County)

District Judges  
No district court judges standing for retention.  

 

Baca County Judges  
Honorable W. Michael Porter Retain

Supreme Court

Honorable Nathan B. Coats Retain

Court of Appeals 

Honorable John Daniel Dailey Retain
Honorable Henry R. Nieto Retain

Sixteenth Judicial District (Bent County)

District Judges  
No district court judges standing for retention.  

 

Bent County Judges  
No Bent county court judges standing for retention.  

Supreme Court

Honorable Nathan B. Coats Retain

Court of Appeals 

Honorable John Daniel Dailey Retain
Honorable Henry R. Nieto Retain

Twentieth Judicial District (Boulder County)

District Judges  
Honorable Roxanne Bailin Retain

 

Boulder County Judges  
Honorable David A. Archuleta Retain
Honorable Carolyn Hoye Enichen Retain

Supreme Court

Honorable Nathan B. Coats Retain

Court of Appeals 

Honorable John Daniel Dailey Retain
Honorable Henry R. Nieto Retain

Seventeenth Judicial District (Broomfield County)

District Judges  
Honorable Harlan R. Bockman Retain
Honorable John E. Popovich Jr. Retain

 

Broomfield County Judges  
No Broomfield county court judges standing for retenton.  

Supreme Court

Honorable Nathan B. Coats Retain

Court of Appeals 

Honorable John Daniel Dailey Retain
Honorable Henry R. Nieto Retain

Eleventh Judicial District (Chaffee County)

District Judges  
No district court judges standing for retention.  

 

Chaffee County Judges  
No Chaffee county court judges standing for retenton.  

Supreme Court

Honorable Nathan B. Coats Retain

Court of Appeals 

Honorable John Daniel Dailey Retain
Honorable Henry R. Nieto Retain

Fifteenth Judicial District (Cheyenne County)

District Judges  
No district court judges standing for retention.  

 

Cheyenne County Judges  
Honorable Paul D. Tallman Retain

Supreme Court

Honorable Nathan B. Coats Retain

Court of Appeals 

Honorable John Daniel Dailey Retain
Honorable Henry R. Nieto Retain

Fifth Judicial District (Clear Creek County)

District Judges  
No district court judges standing for retention.  

 

Clear Creek County Judges  
No Clear Creek county judges standing for retention.  

Supreme Court

Honorable Nathan B. Coats Retain

Court of Appeals 

Honorable John Daniel Dailey Retain
Honorable Henry R. Nieto Retain

Twelfth Judicial District (Conejos County)

District Judges  
Honorable O. John Kuenhold Retain

 

Conejos County Judges  
Honorable Gordon J. Bosa Retain

Supreme Court

Honorable Nathan B. Coats Retain

Court of Appeals 

Honorable John Daniel Dailey Retain
Honorable Henry R. Nieto Retain

Twelfth Judicial District (Costilla County)

District Judges  
Honorable O. John Kuenhold Retain

 

Costilla County Judges  
No Costilla county court judges standing for retention.  

Supreme Court

Honorable Nathan B. Coats Retain

Court of Appeals 

Honorable John Daniel Dailey Retain
Honorable Henry R. Nieto Retain

Sixteenth Judicial District (Crowley County)

District Judges  
No district court judges standing for retention.  

 

Crowley County Judges  
Honorable Carl W. Ross Retain

Supreme Court

Honorable Nathan B. Coats Retain

Court of Appeals 

Honorable John Daniel Dailey Retain
Honorable Henry R. Nieto Retain

Eleventh Judicial District (Custer County)

District Judges  
No district court judges standing for retention.  

 

Custer County Judges  
Honorable Harold D. Taylor Retain

Supreme Court

Honorable Nathan B. Coats Retain

Court of Appeals 

Honorable John Daniel Dailey Retain
Honorable Henry R. Nieto Retain

Seventh Judicial District (Delta County)

District Judges  
Honorable Charles R. Greenacre Retain
Honorable J. Steven Patrick Retain

 

Delta County Judges  
No Delta county court judges standing for retention.  

Supreme Court

Honorable Nathan B. Coats Retain

Court of Appeals 

Honorable John Daniel Dailey Retain
Honorable Henry R. Nieto Retain

Sixth Judicial District (Denver County)

District Judges  
Honorable H. Jeffrey Bayless Retain
Honorable Martin F. Egelhoff Retain
Honorable Robert S. Hyatt Retain
Honorable Lawrence A. Manzanares Retain
Honorable Paul A. Markson Jr. Retain
Honorable Robert L. McGahey Jr. Retain
Honorable Larry J. Naves Retain
Honorable Sheila A. Rappaport Retain
Honorable Gloria A. Rivera Retain

 

Denver County Judges  
Honorable Larry L. Bohning Retain
Honorable Kathleen M. Bowers Retain
Honorable James B. Breese Retain
Honorable Brian T. Campbell Retain
Honorable Mary A. Celeste Retain
Honorable Herbert H. Galchinsky Retain
Honorable Melvin Okamoto Retain
Honorable Raymond N. Satter Retain

Supreme Court

Honorable Nathan B. Coats Retain

Court of Appeals 

Honorable John Daniel Dailey Retain
Honorable Henry R. Nieto Retain

Twenty-Second Judicial District (Dolores County)

District Judges  
No district court judges standing for retention.  

 

Dolores County Judges  
No Dolores county court judges standing for retention.  

Supreme Court

Honorable Nathan B. Coats Retain

Court of Appeals 

Honorable John Daniel Dailey Retain
Honorable Henry R. Nieto Retain

Eighteenth Judicial District (Douglas County)

District Judges  
Honorable Thomas J. Curry Retain
Honorable Paul A. King Retain
Honorable John P. Leopold Retain
Honorable Cheryl L. Post Retain
Honorable Gerald J. Rafferty Retain
Honorable Juanita L. Rice Retain

 

Douglas County Judges  
Honorable Susanna Meissner-Cutler Retain

Supreme Court

Honorable Nathan B. Coats Retain

Court of Appeals 

Honorable John Daniel Dailey Retain
Honorable Henry R. Nieto Retain

Fifth Judicial District (Eagle County)

District Judges  
No district court judges standing for retention.  

 

Eagle County Judges  
No Eagle county judges standing for retention.  

Supreme Court

Honorable Nathan B. Coats Retain

Court of Appeals 

Honorable John Daniel Dailey Retain
Honorable Henry R. Nieto Retain

Third Judicial District (El Paso County)

District Judges  
Honorable Edward S. Colt II Retain
Honorable Thomas K. Kane Retain
Honorable Thomas L. Kennedy Retain
Honorable Kirk S. Samelson Retain

 

El Paso County Judges  
Honorable Barney Iuppa Retain
Honorable Sylvia A. Manzanares Retain
Honorable Lawrence D. Martin Retain
Honorable James S. Patterson Retain
Honorable Stephen J. Sletta Retain

Supreme Court

Honorable Nathan B. Coats Retain

Court of Appeals 

Honorable John Daniel Dailey Retain
Honorable Henry R. Nieto Retain

Eighteenth Judicial District (Elbert County)

District Judges  
Honorable Thomas J. Curry Retain
Honorable Paul A. King Retain
Honorable John P. Leopold Retain
Honorable Cheryl L. Post Retain
Honorable Gerald J. Rafferty Retain
Honorable Juanita L. Rice Retain

 

Elbert County Judges  
Honorable Kevin Sidel Retain

Supreme Court

Honorable Nathan B. Coats Retain

Court of Appeals 

Honorable John Daniel Dailey Retain
Honorable Henry R. Nieto Retain

Eleventh Judicial District (Fremont County)

District Judges  
No district court judges standing for retention.  

 

Fremont County Judges  
No Fremont county court judges standing for retenton.  

Supreme Court

Honorable Nathan B. Coats Retain

Court of Appeals 

Honorable John Daniel Dailey Retain
Honorable Henry R. Nieto Retain

Ninth Judicial District (Garfield County)

District Judges  
No district court judges standing for retention.  

 

Garfield County Judges  
Honorable Stephen L. Carter Retain

Supreme Court

Honorable Nathan B. Coats Retain

Court of Appeals 

Honorable John Daniel Dailey Retain
Honorable Henry R. Nieto Retain

First Judicial District (Gilpin County)

District Judges  
Honorable Jack W. Berryhill Retain
Honorable Brian D. Boatright Retain
Honorable Jane A. Tidball Retain
Honorable James D. Zimmerman Retain

 

Gilpin County Judges  
Honorable Frederic B. Rodgers Retain

Supreme Court

Honorable Nathan B. Coats Retain

Court of Appeals 

Honorable John Daniel Dailey Retain
Honorable Henry R. Nieto Retain

Fourteenth Judicial District (Grand County)

District Judges  
Honorable Joel S. Thompson Do Not Retain

 

Grand County Judges  
No Grand county court judges standing for retention.  

Supreme Court

Honorable Nathan B. Coats Retain

Court of Appeals 

Honorable John Daniel Dailey Retain
Honorable Henry R. Nieto Retain

Seventh Judicial District (Gunnison County)

District Judges  
Honorable Charles R. Greenacre Retain
Honorable J. Steven Patrick Retain

 

Gunnison County Judges  
No Gunnison county court judges standing for retention.  

Supreme Court

Honorable Nathan B. Coats Retain

Court of Appeals 

Honorable John Daniel Dailey Retain
Honorable Henry R. Nieto Retain

Seventh Judicial District (Hinsdale County)

District Judges  
Honorable Charles R. Greenacre Retain
Honorable J. Steven Patrick Retain

 

Hinsdale County Judges  
Honorable Larry E. Vickers Retain

Supreme Court

Honorable Nathan B. Coats Retain

Court of Appeals 

Honorable John Daniel Dailey Retain
Honorable Henry R. Nieto Retain

Third Judicial District (Huerfano County)

District Judges  
No district court judges standing for retention.  

 

Huerfano County Judges  
Honorable Robert E. Haeger Retain

Supreme Court

Honorable Nathan B. Coats Retain

Court of Appeals 

Honorable John Daniel Dailey Retain
Honorable Henry R. Nieto Retain

Eighth Judicial District (Jackson County)

District Judges  
No district court judges standing for retention.  

 

Jackson County Judges  
No Jackson county court judges standing for retention.  

Supreme Court

Honorable Nathan B. Coats Retain

Court of Appeals 

Honorable John Daniel Dailey Retain
Honorable Henry R. Nieto Retain

First Judicial District (Jefferson County)

District Judges  
Honorable Jack W. Berryhill Retain
Honorable Brian D. Boatright Retain
Honorable Jane A. Tidball Retain
Honorable James D. Zimmerman Retain

 

Jefferson County Judges  
Honorable Kim H. Goldberger Retain
Honorable Charles T. Hoppin Retain

Supreme Court

Honorable Nathan B. Coats Retain

Court of Appeals 

Honorable John Daniel Dailey Retain
Honorable Henry R. Nieto Retain

Fifteenth Judicial District (Kiowa County)

District Judges  
No district court judges standing for retention.  

 

Kiowa County Judges  
Honorable Gary W. Davis Retain

Supreme Court

Honorable Nathan B. Coats Retain

Court of Appeals 

Honorable John Daniel Dailey Retain
Honorable Henry R. Nieto Retain

Thirteenth Judicial District (Kit Carson County)

District Judges  
Honorable Douglas R. Vannoy Retain

 

Kit Carson County Judges  
No Kit Carson county judges standing for retention.  

Supreme Court

Honorable Nathan B. Coats Retain

Court of Appeals 

Honorable John Daniel Dailey Retain
Honorable Henry R. Nieto Retain

Sixth Judicial District (La Plata County)

District Judges  
Honorable David L. Dickinson Retain

 

La Plata County Judges  
Honorable Martha T. Minot Retain

Supreme Court

Honorable Nathan B. Coats Retain

Court of Appeals 

Honorable John Daniel Dailey Retain
Honorable Henry R. Nieto Retain

Fifth Judicial District (Lake County)

District Judges  
No district court judges standing for retention.  

 

Lake County Judges  
No Lake county judges standing for retention.  

Supreme Court

Honorable Nathan B. Coats Retain

Court of Appeals 

Honorable John Daniel Dailey Retain
Honorable Henry R. Nieto Retain

Eighth Judicial District (Larimer County)

District Judges  
No district court judges standing for retention.  

 

Larimer County Judges  
Honorable C. Edward Stirman Retain

Supreme Court

Honorable Nathan B. Coats Retain

Court of Appeals 

Honorable John Daniel Dailey Retain
Honorable Henry R. Nieto Retain

Third Judicial District (Las Animas County)

District Judges  
No district court judges standing for retention.  

 

Huerfano County Judges  
Honorable George A. Newnam Retain

Supreme Court

Honorable Nathan B. Coats Retain

Court of Appeals 

Honorable John Daniel Dailey Retain
Honorable Henry R. Nieto Retain

Eighteenth Judicial District (Lincoln County)

District Judges  
Honorable Thomas J. Curry Retain
Honorable Paul A. King Retain
Honorable John P. Leopold Retain
Honorable Cheryl L. Post Retain
Honorable Gerald J. Rafferty Retain
Honorable Juanita L. Rice Retain

 

Lincoln County Judges  
Honorable Truston Lee Fisher Retain

Supreme Court

Honorable Nathan B. Coats Retain

Court of Appeals 

Honorable John Daniel Dailey Retain
Honorable Henry R. Nieto Retain

Thirteenth Judicial District (Logan County)

District Judges  
Honorable Douglas R. Vannoy Retain

 

Logan County Judges  
Honorable Robert B. Smith  Retain

Supreme Court

Honorable Nathan B. Coats Retain

Court of Appeals 

Honorable John Daniel Dailey Retain
Honorable Henry R. Nieto Retain

Twenty-First Judicial District (Mesa County)

District Judges  
Honorable David A. Bottger Retain
Honorable Nicolas R. Massaro Jr. Retain

 

Mesa County Judges  
Honorable Arthur R. Smith Jr. Retain

Supreme Court

Honorable Nathan B. Coats Retain

Court of Appeals 

Honorable John Daniel Dailey Retain
Honorable Henry R. Nieto Retain

Twelfth Judicial District (Mineral County)

District Judges  
Honorable O. John Kuenhold Retain

 

Mineral County Judges  
No Mineral county court judges standing for retention.  

Supreme Court

Honorable Nathan B. Coats Retain

Court of Appeals 

Honorable John Daniel Dailey Retain
Honorable Henry R. Nieto Retain

Fourteenth Judicial District (Moffat County)

District Judges  
Honorable Joel S. Thompson Do Not Retain

 

Moffat County Judges  
Honorable Mary Lynne James  Retain

Supreme Court

Honorable Nathan B. Coats Retain

Court of Appeals 

Honorable John Daniel Dailey Retain
Honorable Henry R. Nieto Retain

Twenty-Second Judicial District (Montezuma County)

District Judges  
No district court judges standing for retention.  

 

Montezuma County Judges  
No Montezuma county court judges standing for retention.  

Supreme Court

Honorable Nathan B. Coats Retain

Court of Appeals 

Honorable John Daniel Dailey Retain
Honorable Henry R. Nieto Retain

Seventh Judicial District (Montrose County)

District Judges  
Honorable Charles R. Greenacre Retain
Honorable J. Steven Patrick Retain

 

Montrose County Judges  
Honorable John J. Mitchel Retain
Honorable Betty Raye Nickell Retain

Supreme Court

Honorable Nathan B. Coats Retain

Court of Appeals 

Honorable John Daniel Dailey Retain
Honorable Henry R. Nieto Retain

Thirteenth Judicial District (Morgan County)

District Judges  
Honorable Douglas R. Vannoy Retain

 

Morgan County Judges  
Honorable Michael J. Schingle  Retain

Supreme Court

Honorable Nathan B. Coats Retain

Court of Appeals 

Honorable John Daniel Dailey Retain
Honorable Henry R. Nieto Retain

Sixteenth Judicial District (Otero County)

District Judges  
No district court judges standing for retention.  

 

Otero County Judges  
Honorable Ralph N. Wadleigh Retain

Supreme Court

Honorable Nathan B. Coats Retain

Court of Appeals 

Honorable John Daniel Dailey Retain
Honorable Henry R. Nieto Retain

Seventh Judicial District (Ouray County)

District Judges  
Honorable Charles R. Greenacre Retain
Honorable J. Steven Patrick Retain

 

Ouray County Judges  
Honorable David S. Westfall Retain

Supreme Court

Honorable Nathan B. Coats Retain

Court of Appeals 

Honorable John Daniel Dailey Retain
Honorable Henry R. Nieto Retain

Eleventh Judicial District (Park County)

District Judges  
No district court judges standing for retention.  

 

Park County Judges  
Honorable Stanley J. Mayhew Retain

Supreme Court

Honorable Nathan B. Coats Retain

Court of Appeals 

Honorable John Daniel Dailey Retain
Honorable Henry R. Nieto Retain

Thirteenth Judicial District (Phillips County)

District Judges  
Honorable Douglas R. Vannoy Retain

 

Phillips County Judges  
Honorable David O. Colver Retain

Supreme Court

Honorable Nathan B. Coats Retain

Court of Appeals 

Honorable John Daniel Dailey Retain
Honorable Henry R. Nieto Retain

Ninth Judicial District (Pitkin County)

District Judges  
No district court judges standing for retention.  

 

Pitkin County Judges  
Honorable Erin Fernandez-Ely Retain

Supreme Court

Honorable Nathan B. Coats Retain

Court of Appeals 

Honorable John Daniel Dailey Retain
Honorable Henry R. Nieto Retain

Fifteenth Judicial District (Prowers County)

District Judges  
No district court judges standing for retention.  

 

Cheyenne County Judges  
Honorable Larry E. Stutler Retain

Supreme Court

Honorable Nathan B. Coats Retain

Court of Appeals 

Honorable John Daniel Dailey Retain
Honorable Henry R. Nieto Retain

Tenth Judicial District (Pueblo County)

District Judges  
Honorable Scott B. Epstein Retain
Honorable C. Dennis Maes Retain
Honorable Victor I. Reyes Retain
Honorable Rosalie Vigna Retain

 

Pueblo County Judges  
Honorable Kathleen K. Hearn Retain

Supreme Court

Honorable Nathan B. Coats Retain

Court of Appeals 

Honorable John Daniel Dailey Retain
Honorable Henry R. Nieto Retain

Ninth Judicial District (Rio Blanco County)

District Judges  
No district court judges standing for retention.  

 

Rio Blanco County Judges  
Honorable Laurie A. Noble Retain

Supreme Court

Honorable Nathan B. Coats Retain

Court of Appeals 

Honorable John Daniel Dailey Retain
Honorable Henry R. Nieto Retain

Twelfth Judicial District (Rio Grande County)

District Judges  
Honorable O. John Kuenhold Retain

 

Rio Grande County Judges  
Honorable Michael H. Trujillo Retain

Supreme Court

Honorable Nathan B. Coats Retain

Court of Appeals 

Honorable John Daniel Dailey Retain
Honorable Henry R. Nieto Retain

Fourteenth Judicial District (Routt County)

District Judges  
Honorable Joel S. Thompson Do Not Retain

 

Routt County Judges  
Honorable James H. Garrecht Retain

Supreme Court

Honorable Nathan B. Coats Retain

Court of Appeals 

Honorable John Daniel Dailey Retain
Honorable Henry R. Nieto Retain

Twelfth Judicial District (Saguache County)

District Judges  
Honorable O. John Kuenhold Retain

 

Saguache County Judges  
No Saguache county court judges standing for retention.  

Supreme Court

Honorable Nathan B. Coats Retain

Court of Appeals 

Honorable John Daniel Dailey Retain
Honorable Henry R. Nieto Retain

Sixth Judicial District (San Juan County)

District Judges  
Honorable David L. Dickinson Retain

 

San Juan County Judges  
No San Juan county court judges standing for retention.  

Supreme Court

Honorable Nathan B. Coats Retain

Court of Appeals 

Honorable John Daniel Dailey Retain
Honorable Henry R. Nieto Retain

Seventh Judicial District (San Miguel County)

District Judges  
Honorable Charles R. Greenacre Retain
Honorable J. Steven Patrick Retain

 

San Miguel County Judges  
Honorable Sharon E. Shuteran Retain

Supreme Court

Honorable Nathan B. Coats Retain

Court of Appeals 

Honorable John Daniel Dailey Retain
Honorable Henry R. Nieto Retain

Thirteenth Judicial District (Sedgwick County)

District Judges  
Honorable Douglas R. Vannoy Retain

 

Sedgwick County Judges  
No Sedgwick county court judges standing for retention.  

Supreme Court

Honorable Nathan B. Coats Retain

Court of Appeals 

Honorable John Daniel Dailey Retain
Honorable Henry R. Nieto Retain

Fifth Judicial District (Summit County)

District Judges  
No district court judges standing for retention.  

 

Summit County Judges  
No Summit county judges standing for retention.  

Supreme Court

Honorable Nathan B. Coats Retain

Court of Appeals 

Honorable John Daniel Dailey Retain
Honorable Henry R. Nieto Retain

Third Judicial District (Teller County)

District Judges  
Honorable Edward S. Colt II Retain
Honorable Thomas K. Kane Retain
Honorable Thomas L. Kennedy Retain
Honorable Kirk S. Samelson Retain

 

Teller County Judges  
No Teller county court judges standing for retention.  

Supreme Court

Honorable Nathan B. Coats Retain

Court of Appeals 

Honorable John Daniel Dailey Retain
Honorable Henry R. Nieto Retain

Thirteenth Judicial District (Washington County)

District Judges  
Honorable Douglas R. Vannoy Retain

 

Washington County Judges  
Honorable Kevin L. Hoyer Retain

Supreme Court

Honorable Nathan B. Coats Retain

Court of Appeals 

Honorable John Daniel Dailey Retain
Honorable Henry R. Nieto Retain

Nineleenth Judicial District (Weld County)

District Judges  
Honorable J. Robert Lowenbach Retain

 

Weld County Judges  
Honorable Lynn J. Karowsky Retain

Supreme Court

Honorable Nathan B. Coats Retain

Court of Appeals 

Honorable John Daniel Dailey Retain
Honorable Henry R. Nieto Retain

Thirteenth Judicial District (Yuma County)

District Judges  
Honorable Douglas R. Vannoy Retain

 

Yuma County Judges  
Honorable Thomas J. Callahan Retain