Election 2021: South Snohomish County Fire & Rescue Position 6 candidate statement

Among the races to be decided in the Nov. 2 general election is South Snohomish County Fire & Rescue RFA Commissioner Position-at-Large 6, with Derek Daniels facing Maya Ojalehto. Those voting for South County Fire & Rescue Commissioners will live in the regional fire authority boundaries (the City of Lynnwood or unincorporated areas). The cities of Brier, Edmonds and…

Election 2021: South Snohomish County Fire & Rescue Position 7 candidate statements

Among the races to be decided in the Nov. 2 general election is South Snohomish County Fire & Rescue RFA Commissioner Position-at-Large 7, with David Chan facing Rashawn Smith. Those voting for South County Fire & Rescue Commissioners will live in the regional fire authority boundaries (the City of Lynnwood or unincorporated areas). The cities of Brier,…

Election 2021: Candidates for Public Hospital District No. 2, Pos. 5

Among the races to be decided in the Nov. 2 general election is Position 5 on the Public Hospital District No. 2, Snohomish County, Board of Commissioners, featuring incumbent Dr. Jim Distelhorst and challenger Anita Shad. The elected officials of Public Hospital District No. 2, Snohomish County, govern the Verdant Health Commission, which supports programming aimed at…

Election 2021: Candidates for Public Hospital District No. 2, Pos. 2

Among the races to be decided in the Nov. 2 general election is Position 2 on the Public Hospital District No. 2, Snohomish County, Board of Commissioners, featuring candidates Carolyn Brennan and Rico Tessandore. The elected officials of Public Hospital District No. 2, Snohomish County, govern the Verdant Health Commission, which supports programming aimed at improving the…

Election 2021: Brier mayoral candidates discuss their positions in virtual forum

Candidates running for mayor of Brier recently participated in the League of Women Voters of Snohomish County’s virtual forum in advance of the Nov. 2, 2021 general election. Current Mayor Dale Kaemingk seeks to retain the position he has held since the Brier City Council appointed him last year to fill the remainder of longtime Mayor…

Election 2021: Deborah Kilgore seeks re-election to District 4 seat

Ahead of the Nov. 2 general election, My Neighborhood News Network sent questionnaires to candidates campaigning for the Edmonds School District Board of Directors. To surveys are intended to help voters make an informed by asking candidates about a range of issues facing the school district. We are posting these as we receive them. Deborah…

Election 2021: Melissa Stepp, candidate for Edmonds School Board Director District 2

Among the races to be decided in the Nov. 2 general election is the District 2 position on the Edmonds School District Board of Directors. To help voters make an informed decision, MLTnews sent a questionnaire asking candidates about a range of issues facing the school district. We are posting these as we receive them. Melissa Stepp…

Election 2021: County Council incumbent Mead leading in early primary returns

Tuesday’s primary election was a non-event for voters in Mountlake Terrace and Brier, since nearly all candidates for city government and school board positions are either running unopposed or with one other opponent — meaning those races will be decided in the November general election. The race for Snohomish County Council District 4, which covers…

Reminder: Haven’t voted yet? Check out these primary election resources

If you haven’t yet cast your vote in the Aug. 3 primary election, here’s what you need to know. Local ballots for the Aug. 3 primary election were mailed to residents July 16. Voters in Mountlake Terrace and Brier will vote for Snohomish County Council Position 4, held by Jared Mead of Mill Creek. He…

Two running for mayor of Brier

Two candidates have filed to run in this fall’s election for mayor of Brier. Current Mayor Dale Kaemingk seeks to retain the position he has held since the Brier City Council appointed him last year to fill the remainder of longtime Mayor Bob Colinas’ term. Kaemingk’s opponent is Hisham “Sham” Othman, a first-time candidate for…

Doug McCardle plans to run for another term on MLT City Council

Mountlake Terrace Mayor Pro Tem Doug McCardle will be running for re-election this year in a bid to serve his fourth term on the Mountlake Terrace City Council. “I’m seeking re-election to continue some of the current projects that I’ve been working on in my previous couple terms,” he said. “Like completing city hall and…

Day one of filing draws candidates for local elections; deadline May 21

The first day of filing week for local elections drew a flurry of activity, according to candidate listings at the state’s voter.votewa.gov website. Candidates have until 4 p.m. this Friday, May 21 to file for a range of local offices, including Mountlake Terrace and Brier City Council, Brier Mayor,Edmonds School Board, Alderwood Water and Wastewater District,…

Voters continue to support Edmonds SD levy in latest returns

Voters are continuing to support the Edmonds School District’s $180 million capital levy, according to the latest results released Friday, April 30. With a 31% voter turnout so far, the levy was receiving 57% approval, with 19,380 yes votes to 14,854 opposed. Votes will continue to be counted as they come in through the U.S. mail…

Edmonds School District levy passing in early returns

The Edmonds School District’s proposed $180 million capital levy was receiving 55% approval in early returns Tuesday night. With a voter turnout of 24% so far, returns from the Snohomish County Elections Office — released at 8 p.m. Tuesday — showed the measure receiving 14,569 yes votes to 12,017 votes opposed Votes will continue to be…

Snohomish County Councilmember Jared Mead to seek re-election 

Snohomish County Councilmember Jared Mead, who represents District 4 including Mountlake Terrace and Brier, is seeking re-election for a full term on the Snohomish County Council. Mead, a Democrat, is a former state legislator and Mill Creek City Councilmember, and a lifelong resident of South Snohomish County. He was appointed to the county council in…

Mayor Matsumoto Wright plans to run for fourth term on city council

Mountlake Terrace Mayor Kyoko Matsumoto Wright has announced that she will be seeking reelection this year to serve her fourth term on the Mountlake Terrace City Council. “We are almost there, with light rail and our town center just around the corner. I work regionally to be at the table for our city,” she said…