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Tony Hazel

A candidate for Spokane County Superior Court Judge, position 6, Spokane County in the 2017 Washington General Election, Nov. 7

Party: No party

City: Spokane, Washington

Education: Graduated from Gonzaga Prep in 1995. Earned his undergraduate degree at Gonzaga University in 1999. In 2003, he graduated from Gonzaga Law School with honors.

Political experience: Worked on a few judicial campaigns, including those of District Court Judge Debra Hayes and former Superior Court Judge Greg Sypolt.

Work experience: Performed ministerial tasks at the Witherspoon-Kelley Law Firm while attending Gonzaga School of Law. Worked in the district court unit of the Yakima County Prosecuting Attorney’s Office from August 2003 to September 2004. In October 2004, began working as a deputy prosecutor at the Spokane County Prosecuting Attorney’s Office, where he remained until taking the Superior Court judge position in 2017. While there, he prosecuted everything from misdemeanors to felony murder trials. Former president of the Spokane County Bar Association.

Family: Unmarried, no children.

Top priorities: Hazel says he works to ensure everyone is afforded the due process guaranteed by the Constitution and that they have access to the justice system. He says he prioritizes making decisions that keep the community safe, including working with police and prosecutors on smart, efficient ways to cut down on crime while taking into consideration everyone’s constitutional rights. Says he strives to take his oath of following the law seriously and always uphold the Constitution.

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Race Results

Candidate Votes Pct
Tony Hazel (N) 57,282 61.55%
Jocelyn Cook (N) 35,782 38.45%

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