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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.

Supreme Court candidates appear on the primary election ballot on August 19, 2008. If a candidate receives more than 50% of the votes cast in the primary, that candidate appears on the general election ballot without opposition. If no candidate receives more than 50% in the primary, the top two candidates appear on the general election ballot on November 4, 2008.


Position Three: Michael Bond is running against the incumbent, Mary Fairhurst. This race will be decided in the primary election.
 

Michael Bond

Michael Bond

 

Mary Fairhurst

Mary Fairhurst


Position Four: Jim Beecher and Frank Vulliet are running against the incumbent, Charles Johnson.
Jim Beecher

Jim Beecher

Charles Johnson

Charles Johnson

Frank Vulliet

Frank Vulliet


Position Seven: Debra Stephens is running for re-election without opposition.

Debra Stephens

Debra Stephens

 


 

Court of Appeals

 

Division One, District Three

There will be no Court of Appeals elections in this district in 2008.


 

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.

Randall Gaylord is running against the incumbent, John Linde. This race will be decided in the primary.

 

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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