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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 2010.

Supreme Court candidates appear on the primary election ballot on August 17, 2010. 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 2, 2010.

Position 1: Jim Johnson is the incumbent. He is being challenged by Stan Rumbaugh. This contest will be decided in the Primary.

Position 5: Barbara Madsen is the incumbent. She is running for re-election without opposition.

Barbara Madsen

Barbara Madsen

Position 6: Richard Sanders is the incumbent. He is being challenged by Bryan Chushcoff and Charlie Wiggins.


Court of Appeals

Division Three, District One

(Ferry, Lincoln, Okanogan, Pend Oreille, Spokane, and Stevens Counties)

District One elects two judges. Laurel Siddoway, who was appointed by the Governor in March 2010, has filed for re-election. She is being challenged by Harvey Dunham.


Laurel Siddoway

Laurel Siddoway

Harvey Dunham

Harvey Dunham


Superior Court

Superior Court judges are elected to four-year terms; they were elected in 2008, and their terms extend through the end of 2012. Vacant positions may appear on the 2010 ballot in some counties.


District Court

District Court judges are elected to four-year terms, and all District Court positions are up for election in 2010.

Gina Tveit was appointed to the District Court bench last year. She is being challenged by Ronnie Rae. This race will appear on the November ballot.

Ronnie Rae

Ronnie Rae

Gina Tveit

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