In Stanwood, a machine recount validated Tim Schmitt’s defeat of City Councilwoman Judy Williams.
Another tally is required to settle races for seats on city councils, as well as the Alderwood water district.
Mario Lotmore of the Lynnwood Times says the city council winner wasn’t transparent enough.
A battle for a seat on the Alderwood water commission is so close the county may need to recount every ballot by hand.
Returns for contested races and ballot measures, updated daily as mail-in ballots are counted.
A ballot measure’s results won’t immediately change anything, but Mayor-elect Joe Marine sees it as a mandate.
Steven Yarbrough, 60, will lead the city after pulling ahead of 22-year-old Jordan Sears in the election.
Conservative Mayor John Kartak has conceded. Two like-minded council members are losing to challengers.
Collectively, these mayors, councilmembers and a school board director served decades in elected office.
As Joshua Binda closed in on a Lynnwood City Council seat, his campaign made unusual changes to public disclosures.
He will be the city’s first Asian American and second Black mayor.
Moderate candidates took commanding leads in the races for mayor, city attorney and a key council race.
A Stanwood incumbent moved ahead, Mill Creek’s mayor fell behind and incumbents in Lake Stevens expanded their leads.
Young candidates win one and lose one, women lead the way in Everett, and there’s change afoot in Snohomish.
The biggest upset on the island is an Oak Harbor City Council race.
Races up and down the ballot and all around Snohomish County.
Council races heated up in Mill Creek and Lake Stevens. Mukilteo’s mayoral incumbent was headed for defeat.
Mandates, sex ed and critical race theory commanded the spotlight in Snohomish County school races.
Based on the first tally, Snohomish could be getting a new mayor and more liberal voices on the council.
The incumbent mayor had 73% of the vote on Election Day. Meanwhile, get used to new faces on city council, thanks to districts.