Argument: Voters will ensure elected judges uphold the rule of law

Issue Report: Election of judges


David Dewold. “Electing judges keeps them accountable.” Seattle PI. November 3, 2006: “it is not a mark of judicial independence (or at least not of healthy independence) when a judge bases a decision not on the constitution or the laws of the state but upon the judge’s determination of what he or she thinks would be best for the people of Washington state.”