Letters to the Editor

Dalton is the right person for Kitsap Superior Court Judge

Election 2008

Your vote for Jeanette Dalton for Kitsap County Superior Court Judge will give citizens the most qualified person for this highly important position. We know Jeanette personally and respect her integrity and passion for the rule of law.

Further, her skills, competence, judgment and legal experience are excellent. Jeanette has successfully served as prosecutor, defense attorney and judge pro tem. As a deputy prosecuting attorney she has extensive criminal experience in a multitude of categories, from first-degree murder to kidnapping. Further, her criminal defense includes hundreds of misdemeanor and felony cases. Jeanette has briefed and argued more than 20 appealed cases before the State Courts of Appeal and the State Supreme Court. Her many civil cases span from wrongful death to probate. She already has experience as a judge, having served as judge pro tem on Seattle, Poulsbo and Bainbridge Island Municipal Courts. Jeanette currently serves as judge pro tem with the Jefferson County District Court. At present, she has her own law firm in Kingston.

It is with pleasure we submit Jeanette Dalton for your consideration to be our next Kitsap County Superior Judge. If you wish to endorse Jeanette, please reply to mehaupt@wavecable.com and print your name as you would like it to appear on a list of endorsements. We encourage you to tell your Kitsap County neighbors, friends and family about Jeanette Dalton’s outstanding 24-year career as a lawyer.

For more information, questions or how to volunteer to elect Jeanette Dalton, go to www.daltonforjustice.com, e-mail campaign@daltonforJudge.com, call (360) 297-2594 or write P.O. Box 1754, Kingston, WA 98346.

If you wish to see a detailed résumé of Jeanette’s accomplishments, please contact mehaupt@wavecable.com. For helpful information on how to judge a judge, see “Voting for Judges: Some Practical Suggestions” by Charles Wiggins at http://www.appeal-law.com/articles/elect.html or visit www.votingforjudges.org.

MILES AND ELISE HAUPT

Poulsbo

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