U.S. Senate hopeful to speak in Snohomish

SNOHOMISH – Republican U.S. Senate candidate Reed Davis will discuss his campaign at Wednesday’s meeting of the 44th District Republican Committee.

Davis, of Maple Valley, former chairman of the King County Republican Party, will take on U.S. Rep. George Nethercutt of Spokane in the primary. The winner will face incumbent Democrat Patty Murray in the November general election.

Also scheduled to speak are candidates Mike Hope of Snohomish, a Seattle police officer, and Microsoft employee Ron Logan of Everett. Both are seeking seats in the Legislature.

Hope is challenging incumbent Democrat Rep. Hans Dunshee of Snohomish, and Logan is running against incumbent Democrat Rep. John Lovick of Mill Creek.

The meeting begins at 7 p.m. at Garden City Grange, 800 Second St. in Snohomish.

Dunshee kicks off re-election campaign

SNOHOMISH – Democratic state Rep. Hans Dunshee kicks off his campaign for re-election in the 44th District June 11.

The district includes south Everett, Mill Creek, Lake Stevens and Marysville.

Dunshee is seeking a sixth two-year term in the Legislature. He won in 1992, lost re-election in 1994, and won office again in 1996. He has won re-election every two years since.

He served as chairman of the House of Representatives Capital Committee last session.

The event begins at 6 p.m. at Angel Arms Gallery, 230 Ave. B in Snohomish.

For information, call 360-568-5204.

Seven in county GOP going to convention

MILL CREEK – Seven Snohomish County Republicans are among the state’s contingent headed to the party’s national convention this summer in New York.

Republicans elected delegates and alternates at their state convention in Bellevue last weekend.

Jerauld Miller of Mill Creek, former chairman of the county’s Republican Party, was chosen as a delegate from the 1st Congressional District. Evelyn Spencer of Everett was selected as an at-large delegate.

Frauna Hoglund of Everett, current leader of the county Republican Party, Dorothy Zimmerman of Mukilteo, Roberta Messinger of Silverdale, Kim Shultz of Everett and Tim Eyman of Mukilteo will attend as alternates.

The Republican National Convention will be Aug. 30 through Sept. 2 in New York City.

Hulbert will seek re-election to bench

EVERETT – Snohomish County Superior Court Judge David Hulbert will seek re-election this fall to a fourth four-year term on the bench.

He holds the nonpartisan Position 8 seat.

Hulbert, a former deputy prosecuting attorney for Snohomish County who won his first election in 1992, made the announcement Wednesday. He is a Lake Stevens resident whose family roots in Snohomish County date back 150 years.

To contact campaign committee chairman Frank Willson, call 425-259-5511.

Democrat will seek Cooper’s House seat

EDMONDS – Democratic candidate Mary Helen Roberts will kick off her campaign for the Legislature on Sunday.

Roberts, an Edmonds Community College trustee and former leader of the Children’s Campaign Fund, is vying for the 21st District seat being vacated by Rep. Mike Cooper, who is running for state public lands commissioner. The district serves residents from Edmonds to Mukilteo, including Lynnwood.

Roberts enjoys backing from the 21st District Democrats and the state Labor Council.

The event begins at 3 p.m. at South County Senior Center, 220 Railroad Ave. in Edmonds.

For information, call 425-268-8952.

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