We often learn unexpected tidbits when talking with candidates for their endorsement interview. State Supreme Court Justice Susan Owens was in today and mentioned that she went to a concert Sunday by singer-songwriter Ben Harper at the Crocodile in Seattle. It was a benefit for Owens’ benchmate, Steve Gonzalez, who was appointed by Gov. Chris Gregoire in January and is running to retain his seat.
Turns out, Harper and Gonzalez are cousins; their mothers are sisters.
Owens also mentioned that she was one of the elected officials walking in the Seattle gay pride parade Saturday.
“I’ve never …