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Voters send incumbents, local contenders to ballot
Voters in the Aug. 5 primary election put many incumbents on the November general election ballot, along with a few local contenders.
As of Tuesday, Aug. 12, in the U.S. Representatives race, Congressional District 8 Rep. Dave Reichert (R) received 36,085 votes, or 59 percent of the total.
His challenger in November will be Jason Ritchie (D) of Issaquah, who received 19,555 votes, 32 percent.
For the Representative seats in the State Legislature, Jay Rodne (R) of Snoqualmie will defend his Position Rodne got 13,043 votes, or 57.6 percent, to Hicks’ 9,595 votes and 42.3 percent.
In Position 2, incumbent Chad Magendanz (R) of Issaquah had 12,658 votes or 56.4 percent. Returning as his opponent, North Bend resident David Spring (D), received 7,338 votes and 32.7 percent. Colin J. Alexander (D) of Fall City, had 1,531 votes, 6.8 percent.
Running for Judge Position 3 in the Northeast Electoral District Court, Snoqualmie man Rick Leo was third, behind Lisa O’Toole with 60.6 percent and Marcus Naylor, with 20 percent. Leo received 19 percent.
The ballot measure for Snoqualmie Pass Fire District Prop. 1 was approved with 75 percent of voters in favor, and 25 percent opposed.