South County Politics: Baylor holds four-vote lead as recount ends early

School candidate Baylor gets November spot by four votes School Board candidate Cathy Baylor has come out of a recount with a four-vote margin over rival Cindy Sackett for second place on the Aug. 1 primary election ballot. That will give Baylor a place on the Nov. 7 general-election ballot. A hand recount Tuesday in the race for the open position…

Sackett leads Baylor by 11 votes in latest school board race results

The race for the second spot on the general election ballot for Edmonds School District Director Position 4 continues to narrow between candidates Cindy Sackett and Cathy Baylor. With Thursday’s update, Baylor had 6,086 votes while Sackett had 6,097, meaning Sackett holds the lead by 11 votes. Sackett led by 118 after Wednesday’s election update,…

South County Politics: Baylor leads in fundraising for school board race

Edmonds School Board candidate Cathy Baylor was the leader in fundraising for Edmonds School District Board of Directors Position 4, with $9,886 raised, $7,019 spent and a campaign debt of $5,873. State public disclosure records showed that Position 4 candidate Deborah Kilgore raised $4,408 and spent $3,571. Candidate Cindy Sackett, meanwhile, is using the state’s…

Kilgore maintains lead in school board race; Baylor gains on Sackett

While Deborah Kilgore is maintaining her lead in primary balloting for Edmonds School District Director Position 4, it’s not clear yet whom she will face in the Nov. 7 general election. In the latest election returns released by the Snohomish County Elections Office Wednesday, Aug. 2, candidate Cathy Baylor was within 118 votes of Cindy…

Kilgore leads in Edmonds School Board Position 4 race

Deborah Kilgore was leading two other challengers in the race for the vacant Edmonds School District Director Position 4 seat, according to the first day of primary election results from the Snohomish County Auditor’s Office, which were released at 8 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 1. A University of Washington researcher, Kilgore was far ahead of her…

Reminder: Primary election ballots due Tuesday, Aug. 1

Here’s a reminder from Snohomish County Elections to return your primary ballot. Mountlake Terrace residents are among those voting for Position 4 on the Edmonds School Board. You can read a summary of our candidate coffee for that race here. Nearby unincorporated areas will be voting on whether to approve a Regional Fire Authority that…

South county politics: School Board candidates; Monday registration deadline

Issue statements from school-board candidates in primary Edmonds School Board candidates Deborah Kilgore, Cindy Sackett and Cathy Baylor recently sent statements about what they think are the most important issues in this year’s school board election. The three are running on the Aug. 1 primary ballot for the position on the Edmonds School District 15 board now…

South County Politics: Issue statements from County Council candidates

Incumbent Democratic Snohomish County Council member Terry Ryan and Republican challenger Marcus Barton recently sent statements about what they think are the most important issues in this year’s election.The two are running on the Aug. 1 primary ballot for the County Council District 4 position that Ryan has held for a one four-year term. Both candidates certainly will qualify…

Community members question School Board candidates during Thursday event

Aloha Cafe in Lynnwood was full of interested community members on Thursday evening to hear what School Board candidates had to say during a candidate coffee round-table. Three candidates (Deborah Kilgore, Cindy Sackett and Cathy Baylor) are running on the Aug. 1 primary ballot for Position 4 on the Edmonds School District 15 board now…

Reminder: MLTnews sponsoring candidate coffee July 6 for school board candidates

My Edmonds News, Lynnwood Today and MLTnews are sponsoring a meet-the-candidates coffee Thursday, July 6 for those candidates who will appear on the Aug. 1 primary election ballot. Doors will open at 6 p.m. The event will begin promptly at 6:30 p.m. at the Aloha Cafe, 6808 196th St. S.W., Lynnwood. The three candidates for…

MLTnews sponsoring candidate coffee July 6 for school board candidates

MLTnews, Lynnwood Today and My Edmonds News are sponsoring a meet-the-candidates coffee Thursday, July 6 for those candidates who will appear on the Aug. 1 primary election ballot. Doors will open at 6 p.m. The event will begin promptly at 6:30 p.m. at the Aloha Cafe, 6808 196th St. S.W., Lynnwood. The three candidates for…

South County Politics: Introducing Alderwood Water District candidates in the primary

Alderwood Water and Wastewater District board candidates Charles Liu, Larry Jones and Jeremiah Styles recently sent statements introducing themselves to voters. The three are running on the Aug. 1 primary ballot for the position on the Alderwood Water and Wastewater District board of commissioners that Jones now holds. The top two vote getters in the…

South County Politics: Top-two primary with two candidates tops August ballot

A top-two primary with only two candidates will be the first of three items on the August ballot for Mountlake Terrace and Brier. Democratic Snohomish County Councilmember Terry Ryan and Republican challenger Marcus Barton are running in the only partisan office on 2017 ballots in south Snohomish County. Ryan represents Mountlake Terrace, Brier, Bothell, Mill…

South County Politics: Update on who has filed for County Council, non-partisan races

The end of filing for local offices May 19 brought a Republican challenger to a Democratic Snohomish County Councilmember and 60 candidates for 32 non-partisan offices. Democrat Terry Ryan gets Republican challenger for county council seat Democratic Snohomish County Council member Terry Ryan has a challenge from Republican Marcus Barton for the only partisan office…

Election 2017: Cathy Baylor announces candidacy for Edmonds School Board

Cathy Baylor, a longtime school volunteer/activist and nationally certified piano teacher, announced Monday she is running for Edmonds School Board of Directors Position 4. “I bring to the school board a willingness to listen to all viewpoints and a proven record of crafting creative, effective solutions,” Baylor said. A 48-year resident of Lynnwood and a…