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Kitsap County

 

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 Two, District Two

(Clallam, Grays Harbor, Jefferson, Kitsap, Mason, and Thurston Counties)

District Two elects three judges; Lisa Sutton is up for re-election this year, running unopposed.


 

Superior Court

Superior Court judges are elected to four-year terms. Most Superior Court positions throughout Washington are up for election in 2020.

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 primary ballot. In a two candidate race, there will only be a vote on the position in November.

The following position is contested (incumbent in bold). This election will appear on the November ballot.:

Position 1 Lynn Fleischbein | Tina Robinson

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

Position 2 Michelle Adams
Position 3 Melissa Hemstreet
Position 4 William Houser
Position 5 Jeffrey Bassett
Position 6 Kevin Hull
Position 7 Jennifer Forbes
Position 8 Sally Olsen

 

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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