General Election: November 3, 2020


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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 four in 2020.

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


Position 3: Raquel Montoya-Lewis is the incumbent. She is being challenged by Dave Larson This election will appear on the November ballot.


Position 4: Charles Johnson is the incumbent. He is running unopposed. This election will appear on the November ballot.


Position 6: G. Helen Whitener is the incumbent. She is being challenged by Richard Serns. This election will appear on the November ballot.


Position 7: Debra Stephens is the incumbent. She is running unopposed. This election will appear on the November ballot.

 

Court of Appeals

Division One, District Three

(Island, San Juan, Skagit, and Whatcom Counties)

District Three elects two judges; there will be no Court of Appeals elections in this district in 2020.


 

Superior Court

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

In counties with a population of less than 100,000, a race with three or more Superior Court candidates will appear on the August primary ballot. In a one or two candidate race, there will only be a vote on the position in November.

This year, there is one ontested election:

Position 2 Kathleen Petrick | Carolyn Cliff

There is oine judge running without opposition. He will be on the November ballot.

Position 1 Alan Hancock

 

District Court

District Court judges are elected to four-year terms; most were elected in 2018, and their terms extend through the end of 2022. Vacant positions may appear on the 2020 ballot in some counties.


 
 

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