Spokane Municipal Court Judge, position 1, City of Spokane
|Tracy Arlene Staab||27,129||73.70%|
|Adam W. Papini||9,681||26.30%|
* Race percentages are calculated with data from the Secretary of State's Office, which omits write-in votes from its calculations when there are too few to affect the outcome. The Spokane County Auditor's Office may have slightly different percentages than are reflected here because its figures include any write-in votes.
Municipal Court candidate who lost election bid after DUI charge back at work as assistant city prosecutor
It’s been five months since Municipal Court judicial candidate Adam Papini worked as a lawyer. Today, that changed.
Adam Papini knows he’s probably not going to win, but that doesn’t bother him. What does, he said, is how his colleagues, friends and confidants assumed that when he was charged with driving under the influence in June, it automatically meant he was guilty. Even lawyers and judges, who are supposed to presume innocence until the six-letter word is spoken by a jury, or a plea deal is entered, immediately treated him differently.
Incumbent Judge Tracy Staab has been a solid judge on a court known for innovation and alternatives to jail time.
In a rare public appearance, city prosecutor Adam Papini chose to face a roomful of his peers to talk openly about his beleaguered campaign as a candidate for municipal court judge.
A city prosecutor arrested for DUI in June remains on the ballot for a municipal court judge position despite all signs pointing to an abandoned campaign.
Adam Papini, a city prosecutor running for a municipal court judge seat who was
Spokane city prosecutor running for municipal court judge seat arrested Sunday after allegedly driving drunk
A Spokane city attorney running for a municipal court judge seat was arrested for suspicion of driving under the influence Sunday in Cheney.
After three years operating downtown, Spokane’s community court is reaching into new neighborhoods and eyeing a second location.