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Dow Constantine


Executive Constantine on approval of charter amendment regarding system of public defense

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King County Executive Dow Constantine tonight made the following statement on the approval of King County Charter Amendment One.

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King County Executive Dow Constantine tonight made the following statement on the approval of King County Charter Amendment One:

“This is a watershed moment. This change to our county’s constitution will enable King County’s transition to a new structure for public defense, one mandated by the courts.

“King County has earned well-deserved national recognition for our robust and independent public defense, and passage of this charter amendment will strengthen our system while making clear our commitment to independence, equity and social justice, and the rights of the accused.” 



King County Executive
Dow Constantine
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