Contested races for 2 Nevada Supreme Court seats on ballot

CARSON CITY, Nev. (AP) — Nevada voters will face contested rates for the two state Supreme Court seats up for grabs in 2020.

Three candidates filed by Friday's filing deadline for judicial candidates to run for each of the two positions on the state high court the Nevada Appeal reports.

Candidates for the Supreme Court seat now held by retiring Justice Mark Gibbons include Clark County District Judge Douglas Herndon, Assemblyman Ozzie Fumo and former Assemblyman Erven Nelson.

Chief Justice Kristina Pickering is seeking a third six-year term. She's being challenged by Las Vegas attorneys Thomas Christensen and Esther Rodriguez of Las Vegas.

Judge Bonnie Bulla is seeking election to the Nevada Court of Appeals seat she's held since being appointed to the bench in February .She's being challenged by Las Vegas attorney Susan Bush.