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Southeast Electoral District

Judge Position 1

Jason Poydras

Jason Poydras

P.O. Box 23125

Seattle, WA 98102

(425) 686-9651

Education: Juris Doctor, Seattle University School of Law; BS, Xavier University
Occupation: District Court Judge; former Administrative Law Judge and Hearing Examiner

Southeast King County deserves a judge who will fight for due process and access to justice for everyone. Judge Jason Poydras is that kind of judge. Having served the community as a public defender and a deputy prosecutor, he knows how to treat everyone with dignity and respect. In his over 9 years as a hearing examiner and administrative law judge, he proved to be an honest and fair decision maker, who made sure everyone was heard.


With nearly 15 years of legal experience, he was unanimously appointed to the District Court by the King County Council in April 2017. Judge Poydras is committed to finding new ways to help people access justice using technology and to enhancing the public’s confidence in our courts. Jason and his wife, Amy, live in Renton.


Ratings: “Exceptionally Well Qualified” by three bar associations.


Widely Endorsed: 7 Justices of the Washington State Supreme Court, County Councilmember Rod Dembowski, Kent Mayor Dana Ralph, Renton Council President Ed Prince, over two dozen judges, MLK Labor Council, King County Democrats, King County Young Democrats, 5th District Democrats, 11th District Democrats, 30th District Democrats, 31st District Democrats, 37th District Democrats, 41st District Democrats, and 47th District Democrats.

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