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Greg Sypolt

A candidate for Superior Court Judge, position 11, Spokane County in the 2016 Washington General Election, Nov. 8


Age: 71

City: Spokane Valley, WA

Education: Graduated Monessen High School in Monessen, Pennsylvania in 1967. Earned bachelor’s in political science from Washington and Jefferson College in 1971. Earned law degree from Gonzaga Law School in 1976.

Professional experience: Appointed to Spokane County Superior Court in 1996, serving as presiding judge, juvenile court judge, family law judge and more. Currently works as chief criminal judge. Worked as a trial lawyer for the Spokane County Public Defender’s Office from 1979 until appointment. Previously worked part-time in private practice.

Political experience: Has run unopposed for superior court seat in every election since 1996 other than in 2004, when he defeated Michael D. Elston with 55 percent of the vote. Ran unsuccessfully for Spokane County District Court in 1984 and unsuccessfully sought appointment to district court in 1985 and Superior Court in 1995.

Family: Married. Has three stepchildren.

Race Results

Candidate Votes Pct
Tim Fennessy 96,890 54.85%
Greg Sypolt 79,756 45.15%

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