2012 King County Sheriff – Candidate Ratings

YearRacePostionCandidateRatingIncumbentInterviewQuestionaireWebsiteParty
2012King County SheriffSheriffJohn UrquhartGoodNoYeswww.johnforsheriff.comNon - Partisan Race
2012King County SheriffSheriffSteve StrachanOutstandingYes (Interim Appointment)Yeswww.steveforsheriff.comNon - Partisan Race

 

About the Municipal League Ratings

The ratings are not endorsements. They assess each candidate’s potential to be effective in office and ability to serve the community.

  • Outstanding – Has made numerous outstanding contributions requiring skills related to the office, is a path-finding and respected leader, brings knowledge and creativity to issues facing the office.
  • Very Good – Makes significant contributions, is a skilled builder of consensus, inspires confidence in the way he/she would serve, is thorough and attentive to issues.
  • Good – Has been active and effective in many roles, is capable of moving people to productive action, has strong record of participation in problem solving, shows satisfactory commitment to tackling issues.
  • Adequate – Has a record of participation and interest, is effective on specific issues, has provoked questions about suitability as an office holder, will need significant time/energy to fill gaps in knowledge.
  • Not Qualified – Doesn’t appear engaged, has a record that casts doubt on ability to be productive, hasn’t demonstrated ability to deal with responsibilities of office, has narrow focus, inflexible attitude or is otherwise troubling.