- Associated Press - Friday, March 10, 2017

FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) - Republican Gov. Matt Bevin has appointed a Georgetown circuit court judge to the state Court of Appeals.

Bevin appointed Robert G. Johnson to a vacancy in the 5th Appellate District, Division 1. Johnson will serve the remainder of the term. The seat will be on the ballot for the November 2018 elections.

Johnson earned an undergraduate degree from Georgetown College and a law degree from the University of Kentucky. He is married to Scott County Clerk Rebecca M. Johnson and has five children.

The appellate district includes Anderson, Bourbon, Boyle, Clark, Fayette, Franklin, Jessamine, Madison, Mercer, Scott and Woodford counties.

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