to seek full term as Fulton judge
After nearly two months on the job, Fulton City Court Judge David H. Hawthorne has decided that he likes it.
announced this week that he
will be running for election this November for a full term of the position he
Hawthorne was appointed city court judge by Mayor Ron Woodward Jan. 1.
Hawthorne replaced Spencer Ludington, who was elected last fall to the county's Surrogate Court judge.
Ludington was once appointed to Hawthorne
as a mentor, but Hawthorne
now describes that relationship as a now friendship.
is confident that he
has the temperament and experience to perform the duties of the office of city judge faithfully and impartially.
added that he
also feels very comfortable with the position since he
"The competence and professionalism of the court staff is overwhelming," he