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David Evans

 

Clark County Superior Court

Position Five

This race will be decided in the Primary Election.

David Evans

Current Occupation/Employer: Law Offices of David Evans-Vancouver, Washington

Education: Graduate of University of Dayton School of Law, 1993; BA in Political Science from University of California at Davis, 1989.

Legal/Judicial Experience: Admitted to WA Bar Association in 1994. US District Ct-Western District of Washington 1997; Panel Arbitrator for The National Association Securities Dealers (NASD) since 1998.

Significant Career Experience: In general private practice as a solo practitioner for approximately 14 years representing clients in various legal areas, including estate planning, probate, corporate law, real estate and bankruptcy.

Candidate Statement: It is Time for a Change! As a Clark County attorney in private practice for nearly 14 years, I believe in the structure of our judicial system and that democracy is something to be honored. While I admire and respect my opponentís service to Clark County for 29 years, he will reach the mandatory retirement age for all Washington State Superior Court Judges in October, 2009. If he were to be re-elected, my opponent will not complete his four year term and his seat would be filled by the governor through appointment. In Augustís primary election, however, you, the voters of Clark County, have the unique opportunity to let your vote actually count. I will serve with integrity, impartiality, and wisdom. I have the legal experience and the temperament to apply the law judiciously and fairly for everyone, for the full four year term. Voting for me means YOU get to decide who serves in Clark County Superior Court. Let our democracy system function as it should: by voting, not appointing. Let your vote count! David Evans for Clark County Superior Court Judge, Position 5.


 
Official web site:  
Opponent: Robert Harris
 
Candidate ratings:

ORGANIZATION DAVID
EVANS
ROBERT
HARRIS
Clark County
Bar Association
(Member Poll)
Preferred by
23
members
Preferred by
212
members

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Newspaper endorsements (click paper for details):

NEWSPAPER DAVID EVANS ROBERT HARRIS
Vancouver Columbian  

 
New Page 1 Finance report:

(Click a dollar figure for detailed data from the Public Disclosure Commission. Note that summary numbers here might not match detailed data for various reasons.)

CANDIDATE REPORT
DATE
CONTRIBUTIONS EXPENDITURES
David Evans 08/13/2008 $17,684.79 $16,446.79
Robert Harris 08/13/2008 $21,008.65 $17,904.50

 
Media stories:
    August 17, 2008
Vancouver Columbian   County awaits ballots on Election Dayís eve
    August 7, 2008
Vancouver Columbian   Judicial candidate underreported income in divorce
    July 31, 2008
Vancouver Columbian   Newcomer runs against long-serving judge
    July 21, 2008
Vancouver Columbian   In Our View: Harris and Wulle endorsed
    June 7, 2008
Vancouver Columbian   Nine judges file for re-election; Wulle, Harris will be opposed

 
 

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