Election 2011

National Women’s Political Caucus honors Wellington, Fraser as Heroines of 2011

National Women’s Political Caucus honors Wellington, Fraser as Heroines of 2011

The National Women’s Political Caucus of Washington (NWPC-WA) has honored two Edmonds women for their work on local political campaigns. Evelyn Wellington and Beth Fraser were honored Dec. 11 as Heroines of 2011 for their efforts to ensure that women win campaigns and are represented equally in political leadership roles, said NWPC-WA President Linda Mitchell. “They make phone calls; t... »

Earling, Buckshnis, Petso to be sworn in Nov. 29, and latest election results for all Edmonds races

Election results won’t be officially certified until Nov. 29, but the City of Edmonds has scheduled a swearing-in ceremony at 4 p.m. that day for Mayor-elect Dave Earling and City Council members-elect Diane Buckshnis and Lora Petso. The ceremony will take place in the Edmonds Plaza Room located above the Library at 650 Main St. The Honorable Judge Joseph A. Thibodeau (retired) will administ... »

Wilcox says he won’t concede yet, but would take ‘act of God’ to win

Wilcox says he won’t concede yet, but would take ‘act of God’ to win

Retired Edmonds business owner Bob Wilcox said Friday night that he wanted to wait a day or two before conceding his City Council race to incumbent Diane Buckshnis, but admits that it’s improbable that he can win the seat from the retired banker who had been appointed to the seat in January 2010. Wilcox, who ran on a campaign of bringing his long-time experience as the owner of Wilcox Constr... »

Edmonds Election 2011: Vote count for Friday — City Council races

CITY OF EDMONDS COUNCIL POS 4 51/51 100.00% Vote Count Percent Bob Wilcox 7,321 49.28% Diane Buckshnis 7,474 50.31% Write-In 62 0.42% Total 14,857 100.00% CITY OF EDMONDS COUNCIL POS 5 51/51 100.00% Vote Count Percent Joan Bloom 7,213 50.21% DJ Wilson 7,097 49.40% Write-In 55 0.38% Total 14,365 100.00% CITY OF EDMONDS COUNCIL POS 6 51/51 100.00% Vote Count Percent Frank Yamamoto 9,633 69.10% Alvin... »

DJ Wilson concedes to Joan Bloom; says he will continue work on ‘good government’ issues

DJ Wilson concedes to Joan Bloom; says he will continue work on ‘good government’ issues

Stating “it is clear I have lost my bid for re-election to the City Council,” Edmonds City Councilmember DJ Wilson said Friday that he wishes his opponent, citizen activist Joan Bloom, “all the best.” In a statement posted on his “Citizens to Elect DJ Wilson” website, the Edmonds-based public affairs consultant — who was seeking his second term on the Coun... »

Edmonds Election 2011: Wednesday results for City Council

CITY OF EDMONDS COUNCIL POS 4 51/51 100.00% Vote Count Percent Bob Wilcox 7,103 49.22% Diane Buckshnis 7,268 50.36% Write-In 61 0.42% Total 14,432 100.00% CITY OF EDMONDS COUNCIL POS 5 51/51 100.00% Vote Count Percent Joan Bloom 7,008 50.19% DJ Wilson 6,899 49.41% Write-In 55 0.39% Total 13,962 100.00% CITY OF EDMONDS COUNCIL POS 6 51/51 100.00% Vote Count Percent Frank Yamamoto 9,351 69.00% Alvin... »

Edmonds Election 2011: Just released — Edmonds City Council results from Tuesday

According to the latest election results from Snohomish County, released Tuesday afternoon, citizen activist Joan Bloom, who ran on a platform of increased government transparency, is still ahead of one-term Edmonds City Councilmember DJ Wilson in the Position 5 race, while appointed incumbent Diane Buckshnis is edging challenger Bob Wilcox to retain her Position 4 seat. The closest race is for Po... »

Cooper issues statement on outcome of Nov. 8 election

Cooper issues statement on outcome of Nov. 8 election

Edmonds Mayor Mike Cooper on Monday morning issued the following statement regarding the outcome of last Tuesday’s general election, which he lost by a wide margin to former Edmonds City Councilmember Dave Earling: “It has been an honor to serve as mayor of my hometown these past sixteen months.  I am proud of my accomplishments and each decision I made, always working to make our city a bet... »

Edmonds Election 2011: Latest City Council election results

Edmonds City Councilmember Diane Buckshnis’ lead over challenger Bob Wilcox narrowed slightly while citizen activist Joan Bloom increased her advantage over incumbent City Councilmember DJ Wilson in the latest election results released by the Snohomish County Election and Voter Registration Office Saturday. Buckshnis now has 6,963 votes, compared to 6,835 for Wilcox, and Bloom has 6,710 vote... »

Edmonds Election 2011: Incumbents gain in City Council races

Edmonds City Councilmember Lora Petso took a five-vote lead over challenger Darlene Stern in the latest Edmonds City Council election returns released at 5 p.m. Friday. In addition, incumbent Diane Buckshnis widened her margin to 135 votes over challenger Bob Wilcox and DJ Wilson edged closer to challenger Joan Bloom, with just 47 votes separating the two. Of course, there are still more votes to ... »

Edmonds Election 2011: Results from 5 p.m. Thursday – Mayor, City Council, propositions

As of 5 p.m. Thursday, the biggest shift is that incumbent City Councilmember Diane Buckshnis has pulled ahead slightly of challenger Bob Wilcox. Buckshnis now leads by 30 votes. The next count will be released at 5 p.m. Friday. CITY OF EDMONDS MAYOR 51/51 100.00% Vote Count Percent Dave Earling 6,398 66.05% Mike Cooper 3,252 33.57% Write-In 36 0.37% Total 9,686 100.00% CITY OF EDMONDS COUNCIL POS... »

Why did you vote against Edmonds Propositions 1, 2 and/or 3?

For those voters who said “no” to any or all of the three property tax levies on Tuesday’s ballot, we’d like to know why. If none of these choices reflects your thinking, please feel free to make additional comments below. »

White wins open Position 5 seat on Edmonds School Board

White wins open Position 5 seat on Edmonds School Board

Retaining high academic standards in the face of continuing budget cuts and figuring out creative ways to engage families are two main goals for the Edmonds School District’s newest School Board member, Diana White. White handily defeated Mark Dillan Tuesday in the race for Position 5, which was an open seat as incumbent Patrick Shields chose not to run again. She had received far fewer votes than... »

Edmonds Election 2011: Edmonds School Board, water and hospital districts, port

Latest results as of 5 p.m. Wednesday. EDMONDS SD #15 DIRECTOR DIST 1 163/163 100.00% Vote Count Percent Kory DeMun 17,505 99.18% Write-In 144 0.82% Total 17,649 100.00%   EDMONDS SD #15 DIRECTOR DIST 3 163/163 100.00% Vote Count Percent Gary Noble 15,164 76.68% Boe Lindgren 4,528 22.90% Write-In 84 0.42% Total 19,776 100.00% EDMONDS SD #15 DIRECTOR DIST 5 163/163 100.00% Vote Count Percent M... »

Edmonds Election 2011: Latest election results, 5 p.m. Wednesday – mayor, council, propositions

CITY OF EDMONDS MAYOR 51/51 100.00% Vote Count Percent Dave Earling 5,677 66.11% Mike Cooper 2,876 33.49% Write-In 34 0.40% Total 8,587 100.00% CITY OF EDMONDS COUNCIL POS 4 51/51 100.00% Vote Count Percent Bob Wilcox 4,152 50.01% Diane Buckshnis 4,122 49.64% Write-In 29 0.35% Total 8,303 100.00% CITY OF EDMONDS COUNCIL POS 5 51/51 100.00% Vote Count Percent Joan Bloom 4,052 50.27% DJ Wilson 3,981... »

Edmonds Election 2011: Candidates await next round of results today

With three races too close to call after Tuesday’s preliminary election results, candidates are awaiting the next voting update from Snohomish County Elections, scheduled to be released at 5 p.m. today. Win or lose, candidates for the City Council races in question say they are proud of their efforts to focus on important issues during what was an often-contentious election cycle. “I&#... »

Edmonds Election 2011 photo gallery

Edmonds Election 2011 photo gallery

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Edmonds Election 2010: School board, hospital commission, port results

Here are the remaining local election results reported by the Snohomish County Auditor’s Office Tuesday night: EDMONDS SD #15 DIRECTOR DIST 1 163/163 100.00% Vote Count Percent Kory DeMun 16,228 99.22% Write-In 128 0.78% Total 16,356 100.00% EDMONDS SD #15 DIRECTOR DIST 3 163/163 100.00% Vote Count Percent Gary Noble 14,079 76.67% Boe Lindgren 4,212 22.94% Write-In 73 0.40% Total 18,364 100.... »

Edmonds Election 2011: Close races for city council incumbents in early returns

Incumbents on the Edmonds City Council were running neck-and-neck with their challengers in early election returns Tuesday night. For Position 4, Councilmember Diane Buckshnis was trailing challenger Bob Wilcox by 38 votes. Buckshnis is a retired banker who was appointed to fill the council seat left vacant by the death of Peggy Pritchard Olson. Wilcox is long-time Edmonds business owner, recently... »

Edmonds Election 2011: Earling decisive winner over incumbent Mayor Cooper

Edmonds Election 2011: Earling decisive winner over incumbent Mayor Cooper

Former Edmonds City Councilmember Dave Earling decisively defeated appointed Edmonds Mayor Mike Cooper Tuesday night by a margin of 66 percent to 33 percent. “We need to set a new tone for City government,” Earling told supporters who gathered at Portofino Pizza to watch the election results. Currently president of Senior Services of Snohomish County, Earling spent 12 years on the Edmo... »

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