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Dave Petersen


Benton County District Court

Position Four

This race will appear on the November ballot.

Dave Petersen

Statement: The Better Candidate. My legal experience far exceeds my opponentís. I have seen all sides of the Bench; Judge, Prosecution, Defense. I have been a Judge Pro Tem longer than my opponent has been an attorney. I will uphold the Constitution and state laws, and not legislate from the Bench. District Court is the ďpeopleís courtĒ.

Better for our Community. Except for military service and college, I have lived in Benton County my entire life. Safe communities are the responsibility of our local government and the buck stops at the courthouse. Your trust and confidence in our court system is very important to me. Dignity and accountability are fundamental beliefs I employ on the Bench. I will protect and maintain your individual rights.

Daily, I uphold my conservative values and commitment to my faith. Married almost eighteen years, I take great joy in the responsibility of raising our three young daughters. You canít be a committed leader in the community if you donít demonstrate commitment in your personal life.

I am proudly endorsed by Attorney General Rob McKenna, Representatives Brad Klippert and Larry Haler, and many local Republican and Democrat leaders. Iím also endorsed by Mainstream Republicans of Washington.

Official web site:  
Opponent: Joe Burrowes  


Finance report:

(Click a dollar figure for detailed information.)

Joe Burrowes 7/26/2010 $32,656.34
Loans $4,700.00
Dave Petersen 7/26/2010 $10,577.44
Loans $100.00

Media stories:
    March 9, 2010
Tri-City Herald   Richland attorney to run for judge seat
    February 23, 2010
Tri-City Herald   Burrowes kicks off campaign to remain with district court

 , P.O. Box 1460, Silverdale, WA  98383
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