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…