We continue with our new feature, “Election Notes,” meant to provide brief highlights of news from local candidates (city council, mayor, school board, fire authority) running for election this fall. Candidates who want to submit announcements to us for consideration can email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Edmonds-based European travel authority Rick Steves last Saturday hosted a get-together to support Edmonds City Councilmember Mike Nelson’s candidacy for Edmonds mayor. Steves has officially endorsed Nelson in the mayoral race, which has drawn a field of four candidates for the August primary election. In addition to Nelson, they are City Councilmembers Kristiana Johnson and Neil Tibbott, and City Planner Brad Shipley.
Nancy Katims is hosting a campaign kickoff Monday, June 24 for Edmonds School Board of Directors District 5 position. The event will start at 6 p.m. at Cafe Louvre, located at 210 5th Ave. S. in Edmonds. You can learn more at this Facebook event link. If you plan to attend, the campaign requests RSVPs to email@example.com.