This race will not appear on the primary ballot.
It will be decided in the November general election.
Candidate Statement: Judge Dave Larson was appointed to Federal
Way’s Municipal Court and quickly became a widely respected judge
statewide because of his dedication and respect for the law. Judge
Larson has earned the highest possible rating by the King County Bar
Association: Exceptionally Well Qualified.
Judge Larson has been a consistent and steady voice of
reason during the difficult times faced in the Federal Way Municipal
Court. He is the only candidate to propose concrete solutions for the
problems that have plagued Federal Way’s court for years. Judge Larson’s
proposed solutions include more accountability through citizen
oversight, improved communication, trust, and increased transparency.
Judge Larson’s community involvement and leadership are unparalleled and
unequaled. Please vote to retain Judge Dave Larson on the Federal Way
Municipal Court, position 2.
Judge Larson is endorsed by Congressman Adam Smith,
Representatives Mark Miloscia and Skip Priest, Councilman Pete von
Reichbauer, Federal Way Mayor Jack Dovey, Councilmembers Jim Ferrell and
Linda Kochmar, Tom Murphy, Federal Way School Board members Suzanne
Smith, Tony Moore, Amy Bronson-Doherty, Ed Barney, and dozens of judges
from throughout the state. He is also the recommended candidate in this
race by the King County Chapter of the National Women’s Political
Bio: Judge Larson brings 42 years of living in
Federal Way and credibility as a community leader to the Federal Way
Bench. When the new city of Federal Way formed its Ethics Board, they
turned to Dave Larson. When Federal Way needed to improve its school
board, they turned to Dave Larson. When Federal Way needed vision and
courage for its court, they turned to Dave Larson to bring them through
difficult times. His leadership, calm reason, and vision are the
solutions Federal Way’s court needs. Judge Larson is exactly the type of
judge and leader we need on the Bench.
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