Friday, December 1, 2023
Shavers, a Democrat, defeated Republican Rep. Greg Gilday by 216 votes following a machine recount
Two Island County races will get a recount. In a hyped political season, fewer people cast ballots than in the 2018 midterm.
The levy funds 14% of the district’s budget including athletics, extracurricular activities and some transportation services.
Democrat Clyde Shavers won by 211 votes against incumbent state Rep. Greg Gilday. It’s close enough for a recount.
Nearly two-thirds of voters backed a measure to keep the two-tenths of a percent sales tax for maintaining streets, sidewalks and more.
Returns for contested races and ballot measures, updated daily as mail-in ballots are counted.
The 0.2% increase will push the rate in the city to 9.3% on April 1, 2023. It will generate $19 million in the next decade.
New boundaries, a tough GOP opponent and Democrats played a role. Sutherland’s embrace of Trump’s election fraud theories did too.
Shavers, a Democrat, is looking to unseat Gilday, a first-term GOP lawmaker. The outcome could be clear in Wednesday’s tally.
Everett City Council Member Mary Fosse looks to make history, while patience of Monroe school leaders pays off.
Democrats still led in two key races in Island County and the Stanwood area. Support grew slightly for a Monroe school levy.
Making elections more accessible means a longer count and is not an indication of irregularity or fraud.
A key 10th District race was shaken up by a resume scandal. Meanwhile, Sam Low was beating Rep. Robert Sutherland in a GOP duel.
Elsewhere in Snohomish County races for state Legislature, incumbents were sweeping.
Patty Murray led challenger Tiffany Smiley 58% to 42% as Tuesday night’s results began to roll in.
Hobbs would be the first person of color elected to the post. Anderson hopes to be the state’s first nonpartisan chief elections officer.
Kim Schrier, a Democrat, and Matt Larkin, a Republican, were dueling in a race that was a GOP target this cycle.
Elsewhere, transportation levies were passing in Lake Stevens and Stanwood.
Jason Cummings, the chief civil deputy prosecutor, was challenged by former cop Brett Rogers, who pledged to be tougher on crime.
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