Snohomish County general election results certified

After counting 173,494 ballots countywide, the Snohomish County Elections Division certified the Nov. 5 General Election on Tuesday. Voter turnout in the county was 41.53% of all registered voters. You can view all the Snohomish County General Election results here. Lynnwood General Election results Lynnwood Mayor Nicola Smith 4,280 (60.07%) Don Gough 2,786 (39.10%) Write-In 59…

Edmonds School Board, Fire District 1 and Alderwood Water & Wastewater results

Edmonds School District Board Member Susan Phillips was easily winning reelection in the race for the District No. 4 position over challenger Leticia Solis. Wednesday’s results had Phillips with 76.32 percent of the vote (13,912 votes) to Solis’ 23.02 percent (4,196 votes). Ann McMurray ran unopposed in the District No. 2 position race. She had…

Latest City of Lynnwood election results

The latest results of the election released Wednesday showed no changes in the Lynnwood Mayoral or City Council races. Nicola Smith, the Dean of Student Life and Development at Edmonds Community College, continued to hold a commanding lead over incumbent Mayor Don Gough in the race for Mayor of Lynnwood. Smith has 61.03 percent of…

Boyer, Cotton and Ross leading in City Council races

      By David Pan/Lynnwood Today editor An incumbent who was appointed to office, a former City Councilmember and a newcomer to politics were all ahead in their respective Lynnwood City Council races after the initial results were released Tuesday night. M. Christopher Boyer was leading in the race for Council Position No. 1…

Smith headed for big win in Lynnwood Mayoral race

By David Pan/Lynnwood Today Political newcomer Nicola Smith was well on her way to defeating incumbent Lynnwood Mayor Don Gough after the initial election results were released Tuesday night. Smith, the Dean of Student Life and Development at Edmonds Community College, received 61.40 percent of the vote (2,076 votes) to Gough’s 37.98 percent (1,284 votes)….

Accessible voting machines available Monday and Tuesday at Lynnwood Library

Accessible voting machines for the handicapped or for anyone wishing to vote will be available on Monday and Tuesday, Nov. 4-5 at the Lynnwood Library. Hourse are 10 a.m.-8 p.m. Monday and 7 a.m.-8 p.m. Tuesday. The Lynnwood Library is located at 19200 44th Ave. W. You also can drop off your ballot at a…

Ballots need to be mailed soon

Voters have just a few days left to get their ballots in the mail or a county drop box to qualify for the Nov. 5 General Election, and returns from Lynnwood are coming in at a slightly higher rate than those elsewhere throughout Snohomish County. As of Oct. 30, 13.06 percent of ballots mailed to…

Election ballots should be arriving soon

The Snohomish County Elections Division was scheduled to mail ballots on Thursday, Oct. 16, to more than 412,000 voters for the Nov. 5 General Election; Snohomish County conducts all of its elections entirely by mail. The county’s election office was busy earlier in the week as local voters’ pamphlets, one per household, were mailed on…

Nicola Smith continues fundraising lead in Lynnwood Mayoral race

Nicola Smith continues her fundraising lead in the race for Mayor of Lynnwood. Smith, Edmonds Community College’s Dean of Student Life and Development, has raised $22,046 and spent $12,536, according to the Washington State Public Disclosure Commission. Incumbent Mayor Don Gough reports $17,451 raised and $16,014 spent. Incumbent City Councilmember M. Christopher Boyer has raised $1,970…

Sutton mounts write-in campaign for Lynnwood City Council

Shirley Sutton, who narrowly missed advancing to the General Election for City Council Position No. 2, has announced she is running as a write-in candidate for Lynnwood City Council Position No. 3. In a written statement on her campaign website, Sutton said “From the number of votes received, it clearly indicates that our community wants…

Smith tops Lynnwood Mayoral fundraising

Mayoral candidate Nicola Smith has raised $17,706, according to the latest figures from the Washington State Public Disclosure Commission. Smith has spent $12,536. Smith, Edmonds Community College’s Dean of Student Life and Development, reports $1001 in in-kind contributions, $1,000 in personal contributions and $535 in independent expenditures. Incumbent Mayor Don Gough, who finished second to…

Mayoral candidate Smith schedules community meetings

Lynnwood Mayoral candidate and primary winner Nicola Smith has scheduled a number of community meetings in the next few weeks. Smith, along with campaign volunteers, are canvassing neighborhoods and leave comment cards and an invitation to meet a couple of days later at what Smith calls her Civic Engagement Tent.   “The Lynnwood citizens I have…

Lynnwood races set for November's General Election

The match-ups have been set for the Lynnwood Mayoral and City Council races in the November General Election. Edmonds Community College Dean of Student Life and Development Nicola Smith will be taking on incumbent Mayor Don Gough. Smith won the most votes, tallying 27.99 percent (1,259 votes) to Gough’s 26.01 percent (1,170 votes). This is…

Lynnwood races set for November’s General Election

The match-ups have been set for the Lynnwood Mayoral and City Council races in the November General Election. Edmonds Community College Dean of Student Life and Development Nicola Smith will be taking on incumbent Mayor Don Gough. Smith won the most votes, tallying 27.99 percent (1,259 votes) to Gough’s 26.01 percent (1,170 votes). This is…

Lynn Sordel moving on to General Election in Mill Creek City Council race

Lynn Sordel, Lynnwood’s Director of Parks, Recreation and Cultural Arts, will be moving on to the November General Election as he seeks to retain his seat on the Mill Creek City Council. Sordel was appointed to Position No. 1 in November 2012. Friday’s results have Boeing Engineer Sean Kelly leading the race with 42 percent (1,229 votes),…

Latest Lynnwood Primary results

The November General Election could feature some tight races in the city of Lynnwood. The latest Primary results, released on Friday, show tight races for Mayor and in all three City Council contests. Nicola Smith, Edmonds Community College’s Dean of Student Life and Development, leads the mayoral contest with 28 percent (1,257 votes). Incumbent Mayor…

Incumbent Mayor Don Gough will face off against Nicola Smith

The latest election results from Friday were good news for incumbent Lynnwood Mayor Don Gough, who appears on his way to finishing second in the primary. Gough increased his advantage over City Councilmember Mark Smith. The two-term mayor had 26 percent of the vote (1,156 votes) to Smith’s 23 percent (1,042 votes). Gough increased his…

Political newcomer to take on two-term incumbent in mayor's race

It appears that political newcomer Nicola Smith will be taking on two-term incumbent Don Gough in the race for mayor of Lynnwood. As of Friday’s results, Nicola Smith, the Dean of Student Life and Development at Edmonds Community College, had 28 percent of the vote (1,246 votes), while Gough had 26 percent (1,156 votes). City…

Political newcomer to take on two-term incumbent in mayor’s race

It appears that political newcomer Nicola Smith will be taking on two-term incumbent Don Gough in the race for mayor of Lynnwood. As of Friday’s results, Nicola Smith, the Dean of Student Life and Development at Edmonds Community College, had 28 percent of the vote (1,246 votes), while Gough had 26 percent (1,156 votes). City…

Cotton inches ahead in tightly contested city council primary race

A handful of votes is all that separates the three candidates for Lynnwood City Council Position No.  2. The latest primary results released on Wednesday showed that Ian Cotton has moved into the lead with 34 percent of the vote (1,233 votes). Cotton over took the lead from former councilmember Jim Smith, who also has…

Nicola Smith, Gough still in front of rivals in Lynnwood mayoral race

By David Pan/Lynnwood Today editor The top two finishers in the Lynnwood mayoral race remained the same after the latest round of results were released Wednesday. Edmonds Community College Dean of Student Life and Development Nicola Smith remained in the lead with 28 percent of the vote (1,064 votes). Incumbent Mayor Don Gough extended his…

Familiar faces ahead in Lynnwood City Council races

Two familiar faces took the first step to a potential return to the Lynnwood City Council. Former City Councilmember Ruth Ross, who is seeking to reclaim her Position No. 3 seat, was leading in race with 32 percent (925 votes). She was followed by Douglas Lovitt, who had 28 percent (823 votes). Maria Ambalada had…