Election 2014

Reminder: 21st District candidates to appear at Sept. 16 forum in Edmonds

Reminder: 21st District candidates to appear at Sept. 16 forum in Edmonds

The Faith Action Network, a statewide interfaith public policy organization, is sponsoring a community-wide Candidate Forum for legislative candidates in the 21st Legislative District on Tuesday, Sept. 16. The Forum will be hosted by Edmonds United Methodist Church, 828 Caspers in Edmonds. All six candidates for the Legislature in the 21st District – the top two vote-getters in the August primary ... »

Snohomish County Executive John Lovick to speak at Edmonds Kiwanis meeting Sept. 2

Snohomish County Executive John Lovick to speak at Edmonds Kiwanis meeting Sept. 2

The Kiwanis Club of Edmonds will host Snohomish County Executive John Lovick at its noon meeting Tuesday, Sept. 2 at the Pancake Haus, 530 5th Ave. S. in Edmonds. Lovick is running for election to the County Executive post he was appointed to following Aaron Reardon’s resignation in 2013. He served in the State Legislature and also spent 31 years as a Washington State Trooper. More recently,... »

Whelpley throws support to Peterson in 21st District House race

Whelpley throws support to Peterson in 21st District House race

Democrat Scott Whelpley, who finished third in Tuesday’s primary behind Republican Allen McPheeters and Democrat Strom Peterson, issued a statement on Thursday supporting Peterson. “I am grateful to the voters of the 21st District who supported my campaign.” said Whelpley. “We ran a tough, positive campaign, and met lots of voters who want to see real solutions for the challenges the middle class ... »

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

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

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. In initial returns Tuesday night, Peterson received 3,748 v... »

Remember to mail your primary election ballot — deadline is Tuesday, Aug. 5

Remember to mail your primary election ballot — deadline is Tuesday, Aug. 5

A reminder to all registered voters that the deadline to vote in the primary election is Tuesday, Aug. 5. The primary includes a range of important races, from Congress to Snohomish County Executive to the state Legislature. All ballots must be postmarked Aug. 5 or turned in to a ballot drop-off location no later than 8 p.m. Local drop-box locations include 650 Main St, near the Edmonds Library, a... »

Judge Goodwin launches re-election campaign for Snohomish District Court

Judge Goodwin launches re-election campaign for Snohomish District Court

Surrounded by supporters at the Loft Cafe and Social Lounge, Jeffrey Goodwin Wednesday night kicked off his re-election campaign for Snohomish County District Court. “I am the person to do this because I have a passion for what I’m doing,” said Goodwin, a 10-year Snohomish County District Court veteran, who is being challenged by Brett Nagel in the general election. From small cl... »

Whelpley endorsed by majority of Mukilteo City Council members for 21st District House seat

Whelpley endorsed by majority of Mukilteo City Council members for 21st District House seat

Five members of the Mukilteo City Council endorsed Scott Whelpley for the Washington State House in the 21st District on July 25. . Mukilteo City Council President Randy Lord and Councilmembers Christine Cook, Steve Schmalz, Emily Vanderwielen, and Ted Wheeler endorsed Whelpley. They join former Mukilteo mayors Joe Marine and Don Doran in supporting fellow Mukilteo resident Whelpley . “Our public ... »

Goodwin to kick off re-election campaign for Snohomish County District Court at Loft Wednesday

Goodwin to kick off re-election campaign for Snohomish County District Court at Loft Wednesday

Supporters of Judge Jeffrey Goodwin announced that they will be hosting a campaign kick-off for his re-election campaign to Snohomish County District Court from 5:30-7:30 p.m. Wednesday, July 30, at the Loft Cafe and Social Lounge, 515 Main St., in downtown Edmonds. Goodwin, a 10-year Snohomish County District Court veteran, is being challenged by Brett Nagel. Snohomish County District Court’... »

Election 2014: Candidate Q&A — U.S. Rep. District 7

Election 2014: Candidate Q&A — U.S. Rep. District 7

Editor’s note: This is an installment in a series of questions and answers with candidates who will appear on the Aug. 5 primary election ballot. Scott Sutherland 206-853-8662 ScottSutherlandRep7@hotmail.com Prefers: Republican Party The candidate did not respond to the questionnaire; all information is taken from the Snohomish County Local Voters’ Pamphlet. Elected Experience: None Other Professi... »

Election 2014: Candidate Q&A — State Rep. District 21, Pos. 1

Election 2014: Candidate Q&A — State Rep. District 21, Pos. 1

Editor’s note: This is an installment in a series of questions and answers with candidates who will appear on the Aug. 5 primary election ballot. Updated July 25 with additional information.   Scott V. Whelpley 425-563‐3004 scottvwhelp@gmail.com Prefers: Democratic Party Background: I served for 20 years in the Navy as an aviator, served five tours in Iraq and Afghanistan, and retired as a Li... »

Election 2014: Candidate Q&A — State Senator District 32

Election 2014: Candidate Q&A — State Senator District 32

Editor’s note: This is an installment in a series of questions and answers with candidates who appear on the Aug. 5 primary election ballot.   Maralyn Chase 425-312‐3056 maralyn@maralynchase.com  Prefers: Democratic Party Background: I was first appointed to the House of Representatives in 2002, I served in the House until 2010 and then moved to the Washington State Senate.   I earned a BA an... »

Election 2014: Candidate Q&A — State Rep. District 21, Pos. 2

Election 2014: Candidate Q&A — State Rep. District 21, Pos. 2

Editor’s note: This is an installment in a series of questions and answers with candidates who appear on the Aug. 5 primary election ballot. Ed Wegner 425-670‐9079 edwegner99@hotmail.com Prefers: Independent Party The candidate did not respond to the questionnaire; all information is taken from the Snohomish County Local Voters’ Pamphlet. Elected Experience: None. I am not connected with any polit... »

Election 2014: Candidate Q&A — Snohomish County Executive

Election 2014: Candidate Q&A — Snohomish County Executive

Editor’s note: This is the first in a series of questions and answers  with candidates who will appear on the Aug. 5 primary election ballot. James Robert Deal PO Box 2276 Lynnwood, WA  98036 425-771‐1110 james@jamesdeal.com Prefers: Democratic Party YouTube Video: http://jamesrobertdeal.org/videos/ The candidate did not respond with direct answers to the questionnaire. Instead he submitted the fo... »

Register by Monday, July 7 to vote in Aug. 5 primary

Register by Monday, July 7 to vote in Aug. 5 primary

The deadline for voters to register by mail or online for the Aug. 5 primary is Monday, July 7. Register online at: www.vote.wa.gov. The last day to update any registration also is July 7. Voters, however, may register in-person at the Snohomish County Auditor’s Office until July 28. Mail-in registration forms are available at libraries, post offices, and at the Snohomish County Auditor’s Office. ... »

Political newcomer Jeff Scherrer kicks off campaign to represent 21st District in state house

Political newcomer Jeff Scherrer kicks off campaign to represent 21st District in state house

Friends and supporters joined the GOP faithful at Edmonds’ Cafe’ de Paris on Tuesday evening to help launch first-time office seeker Jeff Scherrer’s campaign to represent the 21st legislative district in the state House of Representatives. He is campaigning for the seat currently held by Lillian Ortiz-Self (D). Scherrer, a 10-year Edmonds resident and native Washingtonian, moved ... »

Liias launches campaign for 21st District Senate seat

Liias launches campaign for 21st District Senate seat

Marko Liias, who was appointed to fill the 21st District State Senate seat vacated by the retirement of Paull Shin, seems to have the support of his colleagues. At Wednesday night’s Senate campaign kickoff event in Edmonds, a long list of elected officials showed up to support Liias. Among those in attendance were City Councilmembers from Edmonds, Mountlake Terrace and Shoreline, a Snohomish Count... »

Reminder: Campaign kickoff for State Sen. Marko Liias tonight

Reminder: Campaign kickoff for State Sen. Marko Liias tonight

Marko Liias, who was appointed to fill the 21st District State Senate Seat vacated by the retirement of Paull Shin, is kicking off his election campaign tonight — Wednesday, June 4 — in Edmonds. The event will run from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. in the Edmonds Plaza Room (above the Edmonds Library), 650 Main St. »

Justin McMahon kicks off campaign for 21st District House of Representatives seat

Justin McMahon kicks off campaign for 21st District House of Representatives seat

It was a gala evening at the Edmonds Senior Center as Edmonds resident Justin McMahon formally kicked off his run to represent the 21st Legislative District in Olympia. With more than 50 enthusiastic supporters in attendance, McMahon hammered home his key messages of funding public schools, fighting homelessness, keeping our streets safe, and cleaning up Puget Sound. “It’s a privilege ... »

Strom Peterson aims to bridge divide between business, environmental issues in Olympia

Strom Peterson aims to bridge divide between business, environmental issues in Olympia

If he’s elected to the Washington State Legislature in November, Edmonds City Councilmember Strom Peterson told supporters Tuesday night that he intends to be “a small business owner that represents a lot of progressive ideas.” The two-term city councilmember, who owns the Cheesemonger’s Table in downtown Edmonds and is known for his commitment to environmental causes, spok... »

Justin McMahon announces candidacy for open 21st District House seat:

Justin McMahon announces candidacy for open 21st District House seat:

Another Democrat has tossed his hat into the ring for the 21st Legislative District House seat being vacated by Mary Helen Roberts. Justin McMahon of Edmonds said in an announcement that he is running based on his belief that “the state needs to be more responsive to our state’s most vulnerable.” Two other candidates have already declared they are seeking the seat: Current Edmonds City... »

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