Ratings of Candidates in 2014 Elections


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Press Release 10/30/14



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KCBA Ratings

District Court NE Position No. 1
CANDIDATE
KCBA RATING
WEBSITE
Dawn M. Bettinger
REFUSED TO COOPERATE IN THE JUDICIAL CANDIDATE EVALUATION PROCESS
Janet Garrow
EXCEPTIONALLY WELL QUALIFIED
District Court NE Position No. 2
CANDIDATE
KCBA RATING
WEBSITE
Sarah Hayne
REFUSED TO COOPERATE IN THE JUDICIAL CANDIDATE EVALUATION PROCESS
Ketu Shah
EXCEPTIONALLY WELL QUALIFIED
District Court NE Position No. 3
CANDIDATE
KCBA RATING
WEBSITE
Marcus Naylor
EXCEPTIONALLY WELL QUALIFIED
Lisa O'Toole
WELL QUALIFIED
District Court West Position No. 2
CANDIDATE
KCBA RATING
WEBSITE
Philip Tavel
NOT QUALIFIED
Mark C. Chow
WELL QUALIFIED
Supreme Court Position No. 4
CANDIDATE
KCBA RATING
WEBSITE
Eddie Yoon
REFUSED TO COOPERATE IN THE JUDICIAL CANDIDATE EVALUATION PROCESS
N/A
Charles W. Johnson
EXCEPTIONALLY WELL QUALIFIED
Supreme Court Position No. 7
CANDIDATE
KCBA RATING
WEBSITE
Debra L. Stephens
EXCEPTIONALLY WELL QUALIFIED
John (Zamboni) Scannell
NOT QUALIFIED
N/A
Seattle Municipal Court Position No. 2
CANDIDATE
KCBA RATING
WEBSITE
Jon M. Zimmerman
NOT QUALIFIED
C. Kimi Kondo
EXCEPTIONALLY WELL QUALIFIED
Seattle Municipal Court Position No. 7
CANDIDATE
KCBA RATING
WEBSITE
Damon Shadid
EXCEPTIONALLY WELL QUALIFIED
Fred Bonner
REFUSED TO COOPERATE IN THE JUDICIAL CANDIDATE EVALUATION PROCESS
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