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Seattle has a chance to improve quality of life by electing Ann Davison as City Attorney – HotAir

Seattle has a chance to improve quality of life by electing Ann Davison as City Attorney – HotAir
"In Pete Holmes’ three terms as city attorney, he has failed Seattle on multiple fronts."

I think the first time I had ever heard of Seattle City Attorney Pete Holmes was when I wrote this story more than two years ago.And yet, City Attorney Pete Holmes worked out a plea deal with Calderon’s public defender which would keep him out of jail.Instead of the plea deal worked out by City Attorney Pete Holmes, Judge McKenna gave Calderon 364 days, the maximum possible sentence for a misdemeanor.Pete Holmes and director of the Department of Public Defense Anita Khandelwal were furious that their deal hadn’t been respected.

It was a complete face plant for City Attorney Pete Holmes all because he wanted to keep a homeless man who’d been convicted 72 times out of jail.The good news is there’s an upcoming election for City Attorney in Seattle and Pete Holmes appears to be struggling: Three-term incumbent Pete Holmes is facing a surprisingly tough challenge as voters receive their mail-in ballots for the August 3 election.

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