elections

City council race bound for a hand recount

The ballots will be counted by hand in the incredibly tight race for Lynnwood City Council race position seven. Jim Smith, who’s served on the council since 1976, trails Van AuBuchon by just 12 votes. That’s well within the threshold to qualify for a hand recount. The timing for a recount will be established by the county’s canvassing board. “The timetable for recounts this... »

AuBuchon has a razor-thin lead in City Council race

Van AuBuchon has pulled ahead in his race with incumbent Jim Smith for the Lynnwood City Council… by just a hair. AuBuchon now has a four vote lead, according to the last tally released Thursday evening. On Thursday, Snohomish County Auditor Carolyn Weikel told us they had about 165 votes left to count. Adding up the latest totals, it appears roughly 80 votes still need to be counted. Either... »

Lynnwood’s Proposition 1 losing in first election returns

A measure that would change Lynnwood’s form of government is losing in early election returns. The first count — released at 8 p.m. Tuesday — shows Proposition 1 being defeated. Many of the other races — including several city council seats — are too close to call. The initial results are below. Another update is expected at 8 p.m. Wednesday. You can check out the sta... »

Lynnwood's Proposition 1 losing in first election returns

A measure that would change Lynnwood’s form of government is losing in early election returns. The first count — released at 8 p.m. Tuesday — shows Proposition 1 being defeated. Many of the other races — including several city council seats — are too close to call. The initial results are below. Another update is expected at 8 p.m. Wednesday. You can check out the sta... »

Video: Aaron Reardon and Mike Hope debate in county executive race

KING 5′s Up Front hosted a debate in the contentious race for Snohomish County Executive between Aaron Reardon and Mike Hope. Check out the video below. »

Video: Debate on measure to change city’s form of government

Oscar Halpert from People For A Better Lynnwood and City Councilman Ted Hikel recently debated Proposition 1, the measure that aims to change Lynnwood’s form of government from strong mayor to city manager. Edmonds City Councilman DJ Wilson moderated the discussion. The video is below. »

Video: Debate on measure to change city's form of government

Oscar Halpert from People For A Better Lynnwood and City Councilman Ted Hikel recently debated Proposition 1, the measure that aims to change Lynnwood’s form of government from strong mayor to city manager. Edmonds City Councilman DJ Wilson moderated the discussion. The video is below. »

Simmonds and Moore moving on to general election

Simmonds and Moore moving on to general election

Incumbent Loren Simmonds and newcomer Michael Moore appear to be headed for a face off for Lynnwood City Council position 4 in the Nov. 8 general election. Early election results show Simmonds with 43 percent of the vote and Moore, owner of a parking lot striping company, with 33 percent. The third challenger, John Conley, has just under 22 percent. For Snohomish County executive, Aaron Reardon ha... »

PDC won’t investigate councilman’s complaint against citizens’ group

The state’s Public Disclosure Commission has announced that it won’t formally investigate a complaint filed by Councilman Ted Hikel against People For a Better Lynnwood. That’s the citizens’ group promoting a measure to change the city’s form of government to council/city manager. Hikel’s complaint asked the group file as a political action committee and report ... »

PDC won't investigate councilman's complaint against citizens' group

The state’s Public Disclosure Commission has announced that it won’t formally investigate a complaint filed by Councilman Ted Hikel against People For a Better Lynnwood. That’s the citizens’ group promoting a measure to change the city’s form of government to council/city manager. Hikel’s complaint asked the group file as a political action committee and report ... »

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