Election 2021: Edmonds council candidates’ campaign financial reports as of July 5

    Edmonds as of 07-05-2021 Name Office Raised Spent Debt Raising $5000 or more * Breakdown  of Contributions/Spending Crank, Alicia City Council Pos 1 $20,710.55 $6,011.13 $250.00 Yes Click for Details Hartman, Brian City Council Pos 1 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 No Click for Details Johnson, Kristiana (I) City Council Pos 1 $0.00 $0.00 $0.00…

Election 2021: Tibbott comes out swinging as he launches council campaign

Former Edmonds City Councilmember and mayoral candidate Neil Tibbott kicked off his campaign to rejoin the city council in a gala Thursday evening bash at the Edmonds Yacht Club.  The event took full advantage of Gov. Inslee’s action to roll back most COVID restrictions, with more than 120 mostly unmasked supporters filling the downstairs ballroom,…

Councilmember Kristiana Johnson hosting re-election campaign event July 8

Edmonds City Councilmember Kristiana Johnson is holding a kick-off event for her re-election campaign Thursday, July 8 from 5:30-7:30 p.m. at Claire’s Pantry restaurant, 301 Main St. Johnson, who is running to retain the Position 1 seat she has held since 2012, has two opponents in the Aug. 3 primary race: Planning Board member Alicia Crank,…

Port of Edmonds Commissioner Steve Johnston announces re-election bid

Pledging to keep the momentum at the Port of Edmonds going, Steve Johnston has formally announced he is seeking re-election to the Port of Edmonds Commission. Johnston has served on the commission since 2016, when he was appointed to fill the at-large position vacated with the retirement of Mary Lou Block. He was elected to…

Tibbott to hold city council campaign kickoff at Edmonds Yacht Club July 1

Stating “it’s time for a political climate change in our city,” Edmonds City Council Position 3 candidate Neil Tibbott will officially kick off his campaign Thursday, July 1 at the Edmonds Yacht Club.  Doors open at 5:30 p.m. and the program begins at 6 p.m. for the in-person event featuring music and refreshments. Tibbott, a…

Lora Petso gears up for bid to rejoin Edmonds City Council

She’s been a force in local politics for more than two decades, and with her hat in the ring for this year’s Edmonds City Council contest, Lora Petso hopes to again serve the citizens of Edmonds with her signature blend of fiscal responsibility, well-researched positions, careful decision-making and passion for public process. She is one…

Edmonds Council candidates’ campaign financial reports as of June 22

  Edmonds as of 06-22-2021 Name Office Raised Spent Raising $5000 or more * Breakdown  of Contributions/Spending Crank, Alicia City Council Pos 1 $19,435.55 $10,474.89 Yes Click for Details Hartman, Brian City Council Pos 1 $0.00 $0.00 No Click for Details Johnson, Kristiana (I) City Council Pos 1 $0.00 $0.00 Yes Click for Details Cass,…

Edmonds City Council primary election candidate debate planned for ECA July 14

  Want to learn more about the candidates running in the Aug. 3, 2021 primary election for Edmonds City Council? My Edmonds News is planning an in-person and live-streamed debate Wednesday, July 14 at the Edmonds Center for the Arts. This debate, scheduled to start at 7 p.m., will be for those running for Council Positions…

Election notes: Crank hosting virtual coffee chat, Sunday meet and greet

As campaign season gears up, we are reinstituting our “Election Notes” feature, meant to provide brief highlights of news from local candidates running for election this fall. Candidates who want to submit announcements to us for consideration can email myedmondsnews@gmail.com. Edmonds City Council Position 1 candidate Alicia Crank is hosting a virtual coffee chat this Thursday, June…

Virtual campaign kickoff May 27 for Edmonds City Council candidate Janelle Cass

A virtual campaign kickoff event is scheduled for 6 p.m. Thursday, May 27 for Edmonds City Council candidate Janelle Cass. An Edmonds small business owner and Air Force veteran, Cass holds a degree in civil and environmental engineering from the U.S. Air Force Academy. She is running for Council Position 2, currently held by Luke Distelhorst,…

Fundraising under way for Edmonds City Council election hopefuls

  Edmonds Name Office Raised Spent Debt Breakdown  of Contributions/Spending Crank, Alicia City Council Pos 1 $13,230.55 $3,931.86 $1,750.00 Click for Details Hartman, Brian* City Council Pos 1 N/A N/A N/A N/A Johnson, Kristiana (I)* City Council Pos 1 N/A N/A N/A N/A Cass, Janelle City Council Pos 2 $9,620.00 $679.92 0 Click for Details…

Day one of filing draws candidates for local elections; deadline May 21

The first day of filing week for local elections drew a flurry of activity, according to candidate listings at the state’s voter.votewa.gov website. Candidates have until 4 p.m. this Friday, May 21 to file for a range of local offices, including Edmonds City Council and Municipal Court Judge, Town of Woodway Council, Edmonds School Board, Edmonds…

Voters continue to support Edmonds SD levy in latest returns

Voters are continuing to support the Edmonds School District’s $180 million capital levy, according to the latest results released Friday, April 30. With a 31% voter turnout so far, the levy was receiving 57% approval, with 19,380 yes votes to 14,854 opposed. Votes will continue to be counted as they come in through the U.S. mail…

Edmonds School District levy passing in early returns

The Edmonds School District’s proposed $180 million capital levy was receiving 55% approval in early returns Tuesday night. With a voter turnout of 24% so far, returns from the Snohomish County Elections Office — released at 8 p.m. Tuesday — showed the measure receiving 14,569 yes votes to 12,017 votes oppose Votes will continue to be…

Fraley-Monillas announces she’ll seek fourth term on Edmonds City Council

Edmonds City Councilmember Adrienne Fraley-Monillas said Monday she will seek re-election to the Position 3 council seat she has held since 2010. Fraley-Monillas said she made the decision after having “numerous conversations with friends, supporters and family,” adding “I have much work still to be accomplished!” Among her priorities, she said, would be “public safety with…

Edmonds City Council candidate Will Chen says he’s running for Position 2

The race for Edmonds City Council Position 2 has just become more crowded, as council candidate Will Chen says he has decided to seek that seat. Chen announced his candidacy in January but at the time had not chosen which position to file for. Chen — who runs a CPA firm just off Edmonds’ Highway…

Will Chen to launch city council campaign March 4

Edmonds City Council candidate Will Chen is officially kicking off his campaign with a virtual event via Zoom at 7 p.m. Thursday, March 4. You can register to attend here. “Our community must come together to address the issues that affect us all,” Chen said in his message announcing the March 4 campaign kickoff. “I…