South County Politics

Write-in campaign for Lynnwood candidate who lost in primary

A City Council candidate who lost in the August primary election has started a write-in campaign for another council position. City Diversity Commission… Continue reading

Edmonds council members solidify leads

The three incumbent Edmonds City Council members on the Nov. 5 ballot all solidified their leads in votes counted through Friday, Nov. 8. In the… Continue reading

Update on Lynnwood City Council race

Appointed incumbent Lynnwood City Councilman Christopher Boyer, former Councilwoman Ruth Ross and Planning Commissioner Ian Cotton appear to be headed for victory in Lynnwood Council… Continue reading

Position switch didn’t help incumbent Fire District 1 commissioner

Appointed incumbent Fire District 1 Commissioner Karen Dingmon is headed for defeat in results from the Nov. 5 election released through Friday, Nov. 15. Her… Continue reading

Lynnwood EMS levy passing easily

The Lynnwood tax levy for emergency medical services on the Nov. 5 ballot is passing easily. Votes counted through Friday, Nov. 22, show Lynnwood Proposition… Continue reading

Incumbent Alderwood Water officials will win vote

Incumbent Alderwood Water and Wastewater District Commissioners Roy George and Paul (Mac) McIntyre are headed for easy re-election to new six-year terms on the five-member… Continue reading

All eight Mountlake Terrace council candidates to appear at Monday forum

The eight candidates for Mountlake Terrace City Council on the November ballot and at least one of the candidates for County Council Position 4 plan… Continue reading

Issue statement from Lynnwood mayoral candidate Nicola Smith

Nicola Smith is challenging incumbent Lynnwood Mayor Don Gough in the Nov. 5 general election. Edmonds Community College administrator Smith led Gough in… Continue reading

Forum on I-522 Sunday

A forum on Initiative 522 is scheduled for Sunday in Shoreline. The forum will be at the Richmond Beach Congregational Church about a half mile… Continue reading

Ballots, voters’ pamphlets in mail this week

Ballots and voters’ pamphlets for the Nov. 5 general election will be mailed this week. Snohomish County elections officials will mail ballots Thursday. Every residential… Continue reading

New voters can register for general election through Monday

New Washington voters can register through Monday to vote in the Nov. 5 general election, but they must register at the Snohomish County Auditor’s Office… Continue reading

Non-partisan seats, partisan endorsements in south county

Correction, Nov. 4, 2013: Republicans endorsed two candidates in the Snohomish County Council race. An earlier version of this blog post incorrectly stated that the… Continue reading

Statements from Alderwood Water District candidates

Incumbent Alderwood Water and Wastewater District Commissioner Roy George faces challenger Mark Mahnkey in the Nov. 5 general election. The two are running for a… Continue reading

Statements from Edmonds Council candidates

Incumbent Edmonds Councilman Strom Peterson faces challenger Alvin Rutledge in the Nov. 5 general election. The two are running for a four-year term for one… Continue reading

Statements from Mountlake Terrace City Council candidates

Incumbent Mountlake Terrace City Councilwoman Kyoko Matsumoto Wright faces challenger Wanda Clarke-Morin in the Nov. 5 election. It is one of five council positions on… Continue reading

Statements from Brier mayoral candidates

Incumbent Brier Mayor Bob Colinas faces challenger Adam Gregorich in the Nov. 5 election. It is the only contested Brier City government position on the… Continue reading

Introductory statements from an appointed incumbent Edmonds City Councilwoman and her November challenger

Appointed incumbent Edmonds City Councilwoman Kristiana Johnson faces a challenge in the Nov. 5 general election from Randy Hayden, who had been one of the… Continue reading

Introductory statements from an appointed Fire District commissioner and her November challenger

Appointed incumbent Fire District 1 Commissioner Karen Dingmon faces challenger Jim McGaughey in the Nov. 5 general election. Dingmon holds the position that former Commissioner… Continue reading

A look at voters’ pamphlet material on the Lynnwood EMS levy

Lynnwood voters will decide in the Nov. 5 general election on a renewal of a property-tax levy to pay for emergency medical services. Here is… Continue reading

Issue statements from candidates for an open position on the Lynnwood City Council

By Evan Smith Herald Writer Former Lynnwood City Councilman Jim Smith faces City Planning Commissioner Ian Cotton in the Nov. 5 election for the council… Continue reading

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