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AGO 1980 No. 16 >  July 8, 1980
OFFICES AND OFFICERS - STATE - JUDGES OF THE SUPERIOR COURT - ELECTIONS
PROCEDURE TO FILL NEW JUDGESHIPS The new superior court judgeships created by chapter 202, Laws of 1979, 1st Ex. Sess. in Pierce, Kitsap and Cowlitz Counties, which are to take effect on January 1, 1981, are not to be filled initially by gubernatorial appointment but, instead, are constitutionally required to be filled by the election process both (a) for the short term from January 1 through 12, 1981 and (b) for the regular four-year term commencing on January 12, 1981.
AGO 1956 No. 280 >  May 31, 1956
ELECTIONS - JUDGES OF THE SUPERIOR COURT
ELECTIONS ‑- JUDGES OF THE SUPERIOR COURT When there are no more than two candidates for one judicial office, no primary is held and both names appear on the general election ballot.
AGLO 1977 No. 34 >  July 27, 1977
OFFICES AND OFFICERS - STATE - JUDGES OF THE SUPERIOR COURT - ELECTIONS - PROCEDURE TO FILL NEW JUDGESHIPS
OFFICES AND OFFICERS ‑- STATE ‑- JUDGES OF THE SUPERIOR COURT ‑- ELECTIONS ‑- PROCEDURE TO FILL NEW JUDGESHIPS

(1) An election will be required to be conducted on November 8, 1977, in connection with the several new superior court judgeships which, under Chapter 311, supra, will become effective on November 1, 1977.

(2) It is proper for filings to be accepted by the Secretary of State or the appropriate county auditors for those new superior court judgeships in accordance with RCW 29.18.030 during the week of July 25-29, 1977.

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