Petersen takes two-county judicial position
Former Sen. Sharon Brown trailing by more than 21,000 votes
Last updated 11/4/2020 at 5:25pm
PASCO — Former Sen. Sharon Brown is out; attorney David Petersen is in.
In prelimary returns in the race for the Benton Franklin Superior Court Position No. 1 judicial seat, Petersen had a 21,000-plus vote lead over Brown in the Nov. 3 general election.
In the two-county race, Petersen rackedup a total of 63,534 votes, or 60.5%; Brown tallied 41,406, or 39.5%, so far.
In Franklin County, Petersen doubled up on Brown.
Here, local election results show Petersen with 16,042 votes, or 63.47%, and Brown a distant second with only 9,152 votes, or 36.21%.
The Franklin County Auditor's Office reported 80 write-in votes, 2,863 undervotes and 2 overvotes in the judicial contest.