Washington State Will Get a New Supreme Court Justice Tomorrow
Justice Gerry L. Alexander has hit the mandatory retirement age of 75 after serving on the state supreme court for 16 years
. So tomorrow, Governor Chris Gregoire will appoint his replacement.
Morals of this story: 1) It matters who's governor. 2) If you want to stay in elected office past the age of 75, try the Seattle City Council.
Meanwhile: Any guesses as to who it will be? (Don't say Richard Sanders
. That guy is actually still on
the court a year after his defeat at the polls, finishing out his extended pro-tem