General Election: November 6, 2018

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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 2018.

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

Position 2: Susan Owens is the incumbent.

Position 8: Steve Gonzalez is the incumbent. He is being challenged by Nathan Choi.

Position 9: Sheryl Gordon McCloud is the incumbent.


Court of Appeals

Division One, District Two

(Snohomish County)

District Two elects two judges; no election will be on the 2018 ballot.


Superior Court

Superior Court judges are elected to four-year terms; most were elected in 2016, and their terms extend through the end of 2020.


District Court

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

The following races will appear on the November ballot. Most of the races are uncontested.

Cascade District
Position 1: Kristen Olbrechts | Jennifer Rancourt
Everett District
Position 1: Anthony Howard
Position 2: Tam Bui
Evergreen District
Position 1: Steve Clough
Position 2: Patricia Lyon
South District
Position 1: Elizabeth Fraser
Position 2: Jeffrey Goodwin
Position 3: Douglas Fair
 , Bremerton, WA
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