General Election: November 8, 2016


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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 2016.

Supreme Court candidates only appear on the primary election ballot if there are three or more candidates for a position.


Position 1: Mary Yu is the incumbent. She is being challenged by David DeWolf. This election will appear on the November ballot.


Position 5: Barbara Madsen is the incumbent. She is being challenged by Greg Zempel. This election will appear on the November ballot.


Position 6: Charlie Wiggins is the incumbent. He is being challenged by Dave Larson. This election will appear on the November ballot.


 

Court of Appeals

Division One, District Two

(Snohomish County)

District Two elects two judges; Position 1 will be on the 2016 ballot.

Judge Steve Dwyer is the Position 1 incumbent. He is running without opposition.


 

Superior Court

Superior Court judges are elected to four-year terms. Most Superior Court positions throughout Washington are up for election in 2016.

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 three or more candidates for a position, the office will appear on the August 2 primary ballot. In a two candidate race, there will only be a vote on the position in November.

The following position has four candidates; they will appear on the August primary ballot.

Position 3 Cindy Larsen | Rico Tessadore

The following incumbents are running unopposed. They will receive Certificates of Election and will not appear on either the primary ballot or the November ballot.

Position 1 Marybeth Dingledy
Position 2 Joe Wilson
Position 4 Linda Krese
Position 5 Robert Okrent
Position 6 George Appel
Position 7 George Bowden
Position 8 Eric Lucas
Position 9 Dave Kurtz
Position 10 Janice Ellis
Position 11 Millie Judge
Position 12 Anita Farris
Position 13 Michael Downes
Position 14 Ellen Fair
Position 15 Bruce Weiss

 

District Court

District Court judges are elected to four-year terms; most District Court positions are will be up for election in 2018. Snohomish County is divided geographically into electoral districts; voters elect judges in the electoral district where they reside. See map.

Some Snohomish voters elect judges in the Northeast King County Judicial Division, which extends slightly into Snohomish County.


 
 

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