Rico Tessandore is the most qualified candidate for judge.
Here is a side-by-side comparison:
Rico has 10 years of judicial experience as a Judge Pro Tem—his opponent had never worked as a judge prior to filing for judicial office.
Rico was ranked No. 1 in the 2016 poll of lawyers and judges in our county who have seen his proven judicial record—his opponent received 31 percent “Unsatisfactory and Unknown” votes in the same poll.
Rico was rated Exceptionally Well Qualified by Judicial Evaluation Committees—his opponent hasn’t participated in any evaluations.
Rico has over eight years of community service and budget experience as the past President of the Sno-Isle Library Board of Trustees—his opponent has no community service experience in her voter pamphlet statement for the primary.
Rico is endorsed by both County Republican Party and County Democratic Party, an unprecedented consensus in this political climate—His opponent is under current investigation for campaign finance law violations by the Public Disclosure Commission.
Your readers should know the obvious choice in this race is the most qualified candidate, Rico Tessandore.