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Washington Supreme Court

Supreme Court justices are elected to six-year terms by voters throughout the entire state. There are nine Supreme Court justices, and Washington residents will vote for three in 2008.

Each of the three incumbent justices who ran for re-election this year received more than 50% of the ballots cast in the primary election. Accordingly, each of them will appear unopposed on the November 4 general election ballot.


Mary Fairhurst

Position Three:
Mary Fairhurst

Charles Johnson

Position Four:
Charles Johnson

Debra Stephens

Position Seven:
Debra Stephens


 

Court of Appeals

 

Division Two, District Two

Judge Robin Hunt received more than 50% of the votes cast in the August 19 primary, and she will accordingly appear on the November 4 ballot unopposed.

Robin Hunt


 

Superior Court

Superior Court judges are elected to four-year terms. All Superior Court positions throughout Washington are up for election in 2008.

In counties with a population of less than 100,000, all Superior Court candidates will appear on the August 19 primary ballot, regardless of whether they face opposition. If there is a contested primary election, a candidate receiving more than 50% of the votes will appear on the November 4 ballot unopposed. If no candidate receives more than 50% in the primary, the two receiving the most votes will appear on the November 4 ballot.

In the primary election for Position One, no candidate received more than 50% of the votes cast. Accordingly, the two candidates who received the most votes will appear on the November 4 ballot.

Position One:

Amber Finlay

Dan Goodell


Toni Sheldon will appear on the ballot without opposition for Position Two.

 

District Court

District Court judges are elected to four-year terms; they were elected in 2006, and their terms extend through the end of 2010. Vacant positions may appear on the 2008 ballot.


 
 

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