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Raquel Montoya-Lewis

A candidate for Washington State Supreme Court, Position 3, State of Washington in the 2020 Washington General Election, Nov. 3

Party: No party

Age: 56

City: Bellingham, Washington

Education: Bachelor's degree in English from the University of New Mexico in 1992. Law degree from the University of Washington Law School in 1995. Master's degree in social work from the University of Washington in 1996. 

Work experience: Whatcom Superior Court Judge from 2014-2019. Associate professor at Western Washington University’s Fairhaven College of Interdisciplinary Studies. Previously practiced law and served as chief justice of the the Upper Skagit Indian Tribe, the Nooksack Indian Tribe, and the Lummi Nation. 

Political experience: Appointed to Washington Supreme Court in December 2019. Appointed to Whatcom County Superior Court in 2014. Was unopposed in 2015 and 2016 elections to the seat. 

Family: Married to Colin. Two teenage children. 

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Race Results

Candidate Votes Pct
Raquel Montoya-Lewis (N) 2,057,623 58.45%
David Larson (N) 1,462,764 41.55%

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