Archived Version: August 7, 2012
Court of Appeals
Division One, District Three
(Island, San Juan, Skagit, and Whatcom Counties)
District Three elects one judge. That position will be on the 2012 primary ballot. The incumbent is Mary Kay Becker. She is running unopposed.
Superior Court judges are elected to four-year terms. Most Superior Court positions throughout Washington are up for election in 2012.
If only one candidate runs for a Superior Court position in a county with a population of more than 100,000, that candidate receives a Certificate of Election, and the position will not appear on either the primary or the general election ballot. If there are two or more candidates for a position, the office will appear on the August 7 primary ballot.
There is a contested open seat in Department 2:
No candidates filed against the following incumbents, and under Washington law, they are therefore entitled to Certificates of Election. These positions will not appear on the primary or general election ballot.
District Court judges are elected to four-year terms; most were elected in 2010, and their terms extend through the end of 2014. Vacant positions may appear on the 2012 ballot in some counties.
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