Mountlake Terrace City Council member Doug McCardle widened his lead over challenger Stephen Barnes in the race for council position 3 following the latest vote tabulations released by the Snohomish County Election Division on Friday.
McCardle is now ahead of Barnes by 172 votes, which equates to more than a 5 percent lead for the incumbent.
The county plans on releasing another round of vote tabulations on Saturday, Nov. 9; the general election will be validated on Nov. 26.
General Election Unofficial Results (as of Nov. 8 – 32.97% voter turnout)
Mountlake Terrace Council Position 3
Stephen Barnes 1,581 (47.10%)
Doug McCardle 1,753 (52.22%)
Write-In 23 ( 0.69%)