Primary Election: August 2, 2022

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Gordon M. Jenkins


Whatcom County District Court

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Gordon M. Jenkins

Legal/Judicial Experience: As a Deputy Prosecuting Attorney for Whatcom County, Gordon prosecutes a wide range of serious felonies. Before joining the prosecutorís office, Gordon was a criminal defense attorney, primarily representing low-income public defense clients. Gordon brings strong experience on both sides of the courtroom.

Other Professional Experience Gordon also represents the State in the Whatcom County Drug Court, collaborating with defense attorneys and mental health professionals.

Education: B.A., University of Richmond; J.D., Washington & Lee University School of Law

Community Service: Volunteer Judge, ABA National Appellate Advocacy Competition

Statement: Gordon Jenkins has spent his career working in the criminal justice system, on both sides of the courtroom. As a Deputy Prosecuting Attorney, he works tirelessly for the people of Whatcom County, prosecuting serious felonies of all kinds. As a defense attorney, he zealously represented low-income and indigent clients.

Gordonís balanced experience, dedication, and reputation for integrity make him the perfect candidate for District Court Judge. As judge, Gordon can be counted on to uphold the law, public safety, and the rights of all citizens. He will ensure that each case is heard fully and fairly, and that each person is treated with respect and equality.

Gordon and his wife Jessica settled in Whatcom County because of its beauty and strong sense of community. Heís honored to have the support of community leaders across Whatcom County, including County Executive Satpal Sidhu, County Prosecutor Eric Richey, Representative Sharon Shewmake, Sheriff Bill Elfo, former Prosecutor Dave McEachran, and Whatcom County Superior Court Judge Evan Jones. They trust Gordonís balanced experience and record of delivering justice. Vote for balanced experience on the District Court bench. Vote Gordon Jenkins for Whatcom County District Court Judge!

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Opponents: David Nelson and Jonathan Rands, P.O. Box 3570, Silverdale, WA  98383
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