Initial primary election results: Edmonds residents Strom Peterson, Jeff Scherrer appear headed for general election ballot

Strom Peterson

Strom Peterson

Edmonds residents Strom Peterson and Jeff Scherrer, both running to represent the 21st District but in different positions, appeared to be heading for a spot on the November general election ballot.

District 21 covers portions of southwest Snohomish County and includes Mukilteo, portions of Edmonds and Everett and areas north of Lynnwood.

Justin McMahon

Justin McMahon

In initial returns Tuesday night, Peterson received 3,748 votes, or 28 percent of the vote in the 21st District Representative Position 1 race. Of his three Democratic opponents, Scott Whelpley of Mukilteo got 2,742 votes (20 percent), Edmonds resident Justin McMahon of Edmonds earned 1,999 votes (15 percent) and Dick McManus got 571 votes (4 percent). Allen McPheeters– the only Republican in the race — received 4,503 votes or 33 percent.

Jeffery Scherrer

Jeff Sherrer

In the 21st District Representative Position 2 race, Scherrer — a Republican — received 4,771 votes (35 percent) while Lillian Ortiz-Self of Mukilteo — a Democrat — earned 7,498 votes (55 percent). Ortiz-Self was appointed to fill the seat vacated by Marko Liias — who now holds Paull Shin’s 21st District Senate seat following Shin’s retirement. Liias, a Democrat, received 56 percent of the initial tally (7,560 votes) compared to 44 percent (5,994 votes) that went to his Republican opponent, Dan Matthews.

In the 32nd District, which covers portions of southwest Snohomish County and includes Lynnwood and Woodway, and parts of Edmonds and Mountlake Terrace, incumbent State Sen. Maralyn Chase was comfortably ahead in early returns over her Democratic challenger Chris Eggen, leading 49 percent to 19 percent. Republican Robert Reedy of Mountlake Terrace received 31 percent of the vote.

In the 32nd District Representative Position 2 race, Incumbent Democrat Ruth Kagi was leading Edmonds resident and Republican Alvin Rutledge by a margin of 67 percent to 33 percent. Cindy Ryu was running unopposed for the 32nd District Position 1 seat.

Here are election results relevant to Edmonds below. You can see a complete list on the Snohomish County Elections website. The results will be updated with additional votes at 5 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 6.

US REPRESENTATIVE DIST 7
58/58 100.00%
Under Votes 108
Over Votes 0
Vote Count Percent
Scott Sutherland (Prefers Republican Party) 929 12.47%
GoodSpaceGuy (Prefers Work and Wealth Party) 52 0.70%
Jim McDermott (Prefers Democratic Party) 4,536 60.91%
Craig Keller (Prefers Republican Party) 1,410 18.93%
Doug McQuaid (Prefers Independent Party) 514 6.90%
Write-In 6 0.08%
Total 7,447 100.00%

 


21st DIST SENATOR
132/132 100.00%
Under Votes 318
Over Votes 0
Vote Count Percent
Dan Matthews (Prefers G.O.P. Party) 5,994 44.02%
Marko Liias (Prefers Democratic Party) 7,560 55.52%
Write-In 63 0.46%
Total 13,617 100.00%

 


21st DIST REPRESENTATIVE POS 1
132/132 100.00%
Under Votes 332
Over Votes 0
Vote Count Percent
Scott V. Whelpley (Prefers Democratic Party) 2,742 20.16%
Justin McMahon (Prefers Democratic Party) 1,999 14.70%
Dick McManus (Prefers Democratic Party) 571 4.20%
Allen McPheeters (Prefers Republican Party) 4,503 33.10%
Strom Peterson (Prefers Democratic Party) 3,748 27.55%
Write-In 40 0.29%
Total 13,603 100.00%

 


21st DIST REPRESENTATIVE POS 2
132/132 100.00%
Under Votes 338
Over Votes 0
Vote Count Percent
Ed Wegner (Prefers Independent Party) 828 6.09%
Lillian Ortiz-Self (Prefers Democratic Party) 7,498 55.14%
Jeff Scherrer (Prefers Republican Party) 4,771 35.09%
Bob Lewis (Prefers Green Party) 475 3.49%
Write-In 25 0.18%
Total 13,597 100.00%

 


32nd DIST SENATOR
71/71 100.00%
Under Votes 104
Over Votes 0
Vote Count Percent
Maralyn Chase (Prefers Democratic Party) 3,214 49.33%
Chris Eggen (Prefers Democratic Party) 1,260 19.34%
Robert Reedy (Prefers Republican Party)) 2,024 31.07%
Write-In 17 0.26%
Total 6,515 100.00%

 


32nd DIST REPRESENTATIVE POS 1
71/71 100.00%
Under Votes 1493
Over Votes 0
Vote Count Percent
Cindy Ryu (Prefers Democratic Party) 4,915 95.88%
Write-In 211 4.12%
Total 5,126 100.00%

 


32nd DIST REPRESENTATIVE POS 2
71/71 100.00%
Under Votes 211
Over Votes 0
Vote Count Percent
Ruth Kagi (Prefers Democratic Party) 4,261 66.50%
Alvin A. Rutledge (Prefers Republican Party) 2,124 33.15%
Write-In 23 0.36%
Total 6,408 100.00%

Total 14,696 100.00%

Total 14,696 100.00%

 

COUNTY EXECUTIVE
760/760 100.00%
Under Votes 1344
Over Votes 0
Vote Count Percent
James Robert Deal (Prefers Democratic Party) 9,292 13.38%
Carolyn Eslick (Prefers Republican Party) 26,939 38.80%
John Lovick (Prefers Democratic Party) 32,728 47.14%
Write-In 464 0.67%
Total 69,423 100.00%

 


COUNTY PROSECUTING ATTORNEY
760/760 100.00%
Under Votes 16209
Over Votes 0
Vote Count Percent
Mark K. Roe (Prefers Democratic Party) 52,505 96.24%
Write-In 2,053 3.76%
Total 54,558 100.00%
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