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Tag: Bruce Hilyer

Jan.
13th

Supreme Court’s Chambers to retire; Bruce Hilyer joins Ladenburg in race

Supreme Court Justice Tom Chambers will step down at the end of his term this year, opening the door for John Ladenburg and at least one rival.

King County Superior Court Judge Bruce Hilyer announced today he would seek Chambers’s seat. He and Ladenburg have formed committees to raise campaign money, which they can legally begin Sunday.

A third potential candidate is considering running: former Justice Richard Sanders, who lost his seat in a squeaker in 2010.

Chambers, 68, said Thursday he would not run for a third term.

Hilyer auditioned for the job just vacated by retiring Justice Gerry Alexander,

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