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…

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

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…

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…

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…

Alvin Rutledge announces candidacy for 32nd District legislative seat

Long-time Edmonds community volunteer Alvin Rutledge has announced that he is running against incumbent Rep. Ruth Kagi this November in the Washington State Legislature’s 32nd District. Kagi, a Democrat first elected to the House in 1999, lives in Shoreline. Rutledge, a Republican who has been a candidate for various offices over the years, is a…

Edmonds School District levy and bond ballots must be in mail by Tuesday

It’s time to get your ballot in! Ballots for the Edmonds School District replacement school programs and operation levy and the capital construction bond measure are due in the mail or a county ballot drop box by Tuesday, Feb. 11, in order to be eligible for tabulation. Proposition 1 would authorize the school district to…

Ballots in mail for Edmonds School District levy, bond election

Registered voters should expect ballots in their mailbox soon for the Feb. 11 Special Election, which includes both Replacement Levy and Construction Bond measures for the Edmonds School District. According to the Snohomish County Auditor’s Office, the ballots were mailed Thursday, Jan. 23. You can learn more about the levy and bond measures in this…

Edmonds Election Watch 2014: Schools Superintendent talks about levy proposal

Edmonds School District Superintendent Nick Brossoit made a presentation at Edmonds-Woodway High School Nov. 20 outlining a proposed replacement school programs and operations levy that will appear before school district voters in February. Students from the Mountlake Terrace High student newspaper, the Hawkeye, videotaped a portion of the presentation so that it could be rebroadcast…