Valley residents file for November 2019 general election

Residents of Snoqualmie, North Bend and the Hospital and School Districts have submitted their applications to run for office this fall.

In the three Snoqualmie City Council positions on the ballot this year, all of the current councilmembers are being challenged. For council position 2, incumbent Katherine Ross, Anna Sotelo and Elaine Armstrong have filed to run. Position 4 incumbent James Mayhew and Fuzzy Fletcher have filed. Incumbent Sean Sundwall and William E. Donaldson have filed to run for position 6.

Five North Bend City Council seats are on the 2019 ballot. Running unopposed for positions 1, 5, and 6 are incumbents Jonathan Rosen, Brenden Elwood and Chris Garcia respectively. Filed for position 3 are Heather Koellen and Olivia G. Moe. Position 7 is also contested by Mary Miller, Kristin Tetuán and Darren Glazier.

With current North Bend Mayor Ken Hearing not running for re-election, Rob McFarland, Travis Bridgman and Rich Wiltshire have filed to run for the mayor position.

Snoqualmie Valley School District Board of Directors positions are on the ballot as well. Incumbent Geoff Doy and Linda Hamm Grez have filed for position 2. Carolyn G. Simpson, incumbent for position 3, is running against Chelsea Rivas. Ram Dutt Vedullapalli has filed for position 5 on the School District’s Board of Directors.

For the Si View Metro Parks District, three positions are on the ballot. Incumbent Catherine Fredenburg and Kaya Noonan have filed for position 1. Mark Correira and Katie Kahn have filed for position 2, and Mark Joselyn is running unopposed for position 3.

For Public Hospital District No. 4, incumbent Dariel Norris, Tim Noonan and Gene Pollard have filed for position 2, and Jen Carter has filed for position 4. Kevin J. Hauglie filed for position 5.

Candidate filing officially closed at 4 p.m. on Friday, May 17.


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