Quesnel sees smooth transition
David Quesnel, Klickitat County Prosecutor-elect, says his incumbent opponent has been nothing but helpful in his transition into office.
“I have to hand it to [incumbent] Lori Hoctor,” Quesnel says. “She has been extremely gracious in extending her hand and aiding the transition. I ran into her at a restaurant about a week after the election. She was very gracious and extended the invitation to start coordinating. I followed up with her, and she was true to her word.”
Quesnel is one of Washington State’s 13 newly elected prosecuting attorneys—a record number. Many of them also defeated incumbents. He was in Olympia recently attending an orientation for the new prosecutors put...