Most incumbents ahead in election results, except Snoqualmie Valley School Board and one Snoqualmie City Council seat

Snoqualmie’s contentious election season may result in very little change on the city council, but big changes on the Snoqualmie Valley School Board.

  • Tuesday, November 14, 2017 6:22pm
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More than half a million ballots have been counted in the Nov. 7 election and only about 4,000 remain to be counted in King County, as of Tuesday’s results. In most of the Snoqualmie Valley races, a clear leader has emerged, among them, nearly all of the Snoqualmie City Council incumbents and both challengers for Snoqualmie Valley School Board seats.

Following are the results posted Nov. 14:

Snoqualmie Mayor – Matt Larson 2,115 57 percent; Fuzzy Fletcher 1,543, 42 percent

Snoqualmie City Council Position 1 – Bob Jeans 1,829, 54 percent; Cristie Coffing 1,583, 46 percent;

Snoqualmie City CouncilPosition 2 – Katherine Ross 1,915, 56 percent; Lesley Sheppard 1,470, 43 percent;

Snoqualmie City Council Position 3 – Bryan Holloway 1,776, 54 percent; Tom Wood 1,516, 46 percent;

Snoqualmie City Council Position 5 – Matt Laase 2,166, 67 percent; Terry Sorenson 1,070, 33 percent;

Snoqualmie City Council Position 6 – Sean Sundwall 1,730, 51 percent; Monica Lowney 1,689, 49 percent

Snoqualmie City Council Position 7 – Peggy Shepard 1,788, 54 percent; Kathi Prewitt 1,515, 46 percent;

North Bend City Council Position 2 – Alan D. Gothelf 1,002, 68 percent; Ryan Stothers 459, 31 percent;

North Bend City Council Position 4 – Ross Loudenback 840, 56 percent; Rich Wiltshire 653, 43 percent

North Bend City Council Position 6 – Jeanne Pettersen 1,096;

Snoqualmie Valley School Board District 1 – Melissa Johnson 4,654, 51 percent; Tavish MacLean 4,452, 49 percent

Snoqualmie Valley School Board District 4 – Gary Fancher 4,755, 53 percent; Marci Busby 4,280, 47 percent;

Riverview School Board District 1 – Lori Maudlin Oviatt 3,761, 65 percent; Stuart Lisk 2,042, 35 percent

Riverview School Board District 5 – Sabrina Parnell 4,372;

Duvall Mayor – Amy Ockerlander, 1,707, 69 percent; Jason Walker 766, 31 percent;

Duvall City Council Position 1 – Dianne Brudnicki 1,253, 55 percent; Richard Wilson 1,024, 45 percent;

Duvall City Council Position 2 – Matthew Eyer 1,754;

Duvall City Council Position 3 – Amy McHenry 1,394, 62 percent; Chantel Thurman 850, 38 percent;

Duvall City Council Position 5 – Michelle Hogg 1,717;

Duvall City Council Position 6 – Jennifer Knaplund 1,492, 62 percent; Will Ibershof 929, 38 percent;

Si View Metro Park District Commissioner Position 1 – Amy McGhee 2,699;

Si View Metro Park District Proposition 1 – Yes 3,498, 86 percent; and No 575, 14 percent.

At the county level, Prop. 1, a levy lid lift for veterans, seniors and vulnerable populations is passing with nearly 70 percent of the vote. County Executive Dow Constantine and County Councilwoman Kathy Lambert are poised to retain their seats, with 77 percent and 58 percent of the vote respectively.

Deputy Mitzi Johanknecht has proven a strong challenger to incumbent Sheriff John Urquhart, leading in votes every day this week and currently ahead 56 percent to Urquhart’s 44 percent.

King County Prop. 1 – Approved 352,557, 68 percent; Rejected 162,003, 31 percent;

Legislative District 45 State Senator – Manka Dhingra 27,432, 55 percent; Jinyoung Lee Englund 22,165, 44 percent;

Metropolitan King County Executive – Dow Constantine 383,510, 77 percent; Bill Hirt 113,202, 23 percent;

Metropolitan King County Sheriff – Mitzi Johanknecht 279,492, 56 percent; John Urquhart 214,270, 44 percent;

County Council District No. 3 – Kathy Lambert 34,034, 57 percent; John Murphy 25,336, 42 percent;

City Of Carnation Council Position No. 2 – Jim Ribail 323

City Of Carnation Council Position No. 4 – Kimberly Lisk 305

King County Fire Protection District 10 Commissioner Position No. 1 – Gloria Hatcher-Mays 3,382

King County Fire Protection District 10 Commissioner Position No. 2 – Donald Smith 3,371

King County Fire Protection District 10 Commissioner Position No. 4 – Alan Martin 3,395

King County Fire Protection District 38 Commissioner Position No. 1 – Ron Pedee 1,616, 77 percent; Daniel Lang 482, 22 percent;

King County Fire Protection District 45 Commissioner Position No. 1 – Michelle Orndorf 1,914, 47 percent; Harry Oestreich 2,083, 52 percent;

Fall City Water District Commissioner Position No. 1 – Eric Soderman 464

Public Hospital District No. 4 Commissioner Position No. 3 – Emma R. Herron 6,912

Fall City Metropolitan Park District Commissioner Position No. 3 – Charles H. Kellogg 1,079

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