Judicial race strongly flavored by uproar over judges style in court

September 16, 2019 0 Comments

first_imgDAVID GREGERSONAge: 44.Residence: Vancouver.Campaign website: gregersonforjudge.com.Money raised: $23,720.Major endorsers: Former Vancouver Mayor Royce Pollard, state Rep. Sharon Wylie, former Vancouver Mayor Bruce Hagensen, past Clark County Bar Association president David Ridenour.JOHN WULLEAge: 62.Residence: Vancouver.Campaign website: judgejohnwulle.com.Money raised: $9,425.Major endorsers: Vancouver Police Officers’ Guild, Pat Jollota, Clark County Sheriff’s Deputies Guild, the local chapter of the Fraternal Order of Police.With judicial conduct allegations hanging over his head, Clark County Superior Court Judge John Wulle is running to keep his seat against challenger David Gregerson, a private civil attorney.The allegations against the judge have been the backdrop to the race. Shortly after news broke in February that the Washington Commission on Judicial Conduct charged Wulle with engaging in discourteous and undignified behavior, Gregerson announced that he planned to run against the judge.Gregerson’s candidacy is uncommon: Because attorneys often feel intimidated to run against judges who make rulings on their cases, the 10 Superior Court judges mainly run unopposed every four years.last_img read more