Kitsap candidates file for 2020 election

Kitsap County will have a Primary Election in 2020, with several candidates filing for open seats in both the U.S. Congress and the Washington State Legislature.

Four challengers, one Democrat and three Republicans, have filed for Washington’s 6th District seat in Congress. Competitive primaries will also be found in position one for Washington’s 23rd Legislative District.

The 2020 Primary Election is Aug. 4 and the General Election is set for Nov. 3.

Here is a list of candidates who have filed:

Washington’s 6th Congressional District (two-year term)

Derek Kilmer (D) — incumbent

Rebecca Parson (D)

Johny Alberg (R)

Stephan Brodhead (R)

Elizabeth Kreiselmaier (R)

Chris Welton (R)

Washington’s 23rd Legislative District (four-year term)

State Senator

Christine Rolfes (D) — incumbent

Pam Madden-Boyer (R)

Representative Position 1

James Beall (D)

Leslie J. Daugs (D)

Lou Krukar (D)

Tarra Simmons (D)

April Ferguson (R)

Grant Romaine (R)

Representative Position 2

Drew Hansen (D) — incumbent

Elaina Gonzales-Blanton (R)

Kitsap County Commissioner (four-year term)

District 1

Robert Gelder (D) — incumbent

Scott Henden (R)

District 2

Charlotte Garrido (D) — incumbent

Stacey (Spencer) Smith (D)

Paul Nuchims (D)

Marcus Carter (R)

Oran R. Root (R)

Bob Perkins (no party)

Judicial

State Supreme Court (six-year term)

Position 3

David Larson

Raquel Montoya-Lewis

Position 4

Charles W. Johnson

Position 6 (two-year unexpired)

Richard S. Sems

G. Helen Whitener

Position 7 (two-year unexpired)

Debra L. Stephens

Court of Appeals

Division 2, District 2, Position 1 (Six-year term)

Lisa L. Sutton

Kitsap Superior Court (four-year term)

Judge Position 1

Lynn Fleischbein

Tina Robinson

Judge Position 2

Michelle Adams

Judge Position 3

Melissa A. Hemstreet

Judge Position 4

William C. Houser

Judge Position 5

Jeffrey Basset

Judge Position 6

Kevin D. Hull

Judge Position 7

Jennifer Forbes

Judge Position 8

Sally F. Olson

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