Candidates’ Forum set for Wednesday, July 22 at Lynnwood Library

Candidates running for Lynnwood City Council, Snohomish County Executive and Snohomish County Council are scheduled to appear at a Candidates’ Forum at 6:30 p.m, Wednesday, July 22 at the Lynnwood Library. The forum is presented by the League of Women Voters, Sno-Isle Libraries, American Association of University Women and Snohomish County Elections. Voters may have…

Election 2015: Sid Roberts, candidate for Lynnwood City Council Position No. 6

The following was received by Sid Roberts, candidate for Lynnwood City Council Position No. 6. Roberts, who currently serves on the Lynnwood City Council, is running against George Hurst.  Sid Roberts, 60, has announced his intent to run for a second term on the Lynnwood City Council. Sid believes his common sense attitude, his reputation…

Election 2015: George Hurst, candidate for Lynnwood City Council Position No. 6

The following was submitted by George Hurst, candidate for Lynnwood City Council Position No. 5. Hurst is running against Sid Roberts.  Why would anyone want to be elected to Lynnwood’s city council? It’s a part time job that requires a full time commitment.  So, why do I ask for your vote? Because I believe the…

Election 2015: Benjamin Goodwin, candidate for Lynnwood City Council Position No. 5

The following was submitted by Benjamin Goodwin, candidate for Lynnwood City Council Position No. 5. Goodwin currently serves on the Lynnwood City Council. He is running against Chris Frizzell. Douglas Jones, who also filed for the position, has suspended his campaign due to his appointment to the board of directors of a non-profit organization.  My name…

Election 2015: Chris Frizzell, candidate for Lynnwood City Council Position No. 5

The following was submitted by Chris Frizzell, candidate for Lynnwood City Council Position No. 5. Frizzell is running against Benjamin Goodwin. Douglas Jones, who also filed for the position, has suspended his campaign due to his appointment to the board of directors of a non-profit organization.  Statement: I am a long time proud resident of…

Election 2015: Loren Simmonds, candidate for Lynnwood City Council Position No. 4

The following was submitted by Loren Simmonds, candidate for Lynnwood City Council Position No. 4. Simmonds currently serves on the Lynnwood City Council. He is running against Maria Ambalada and Shirley Sutton.  LOREN SIMMONDS P.O. Box 2193  Lynnwood, WA  98036-2193 Phone: (425) 750-0704 e-mail: LorenSimmonds@aol.com www.lorensimmonds.com Lynnwood City Council Election – 2015 TELL US ABOUT…

Election 2015: Shirley Sutton, candidate for Lynnwood City Council Position No. 4

The following was submitted by Shirley Sutton, candidate for Lynnwood City Council Position No. 4. Sutton is running against Loren Simmonds and Maria Ambalada.  Hello Lynnwood Residents, I am running for Council to facilitate change in leadership. In 2014, the council majority cut $1,200,000+ from Fire/Medical Services and $500,000+ from Police budgets! Public Safety should…

Election 2015: Maria Ambalada, candidate for Lynnwood City Council Position No. 4

The following information was submitted by Maria Ambalada, candidate for Lynnwood City Council Position No. 4. Ambalada is running against Loren Simmonds and Shirley Sutton.  Working for Lynnwood Residents Vote for Maria Ambalada. Strong Community Leader Will organize ways for residents to have strong voice in the city hall. Monitor Accountability, Transparency. Timely budget reporting. Timely actions…

Former Edmonds School Board member now running unopposed to regain seat

Susan Phillips, the former Edmonds School Board member who filed last week to run for the District 4 seat she relinquished for family reasons last year, is now running unopposed. Phillips initially had two other opponents — Michael Arendt and Monica Wheaton — but each of them withdrew their candidacies on May 18. The general…

Lynnwood attorney announces bid for Snohomish County Executive

James Robert Deal, a Lynnwood attorney, announced Friday that he is running for Snohomish County Executive. Deal, who filed as No Party Preference, released the following statement: TRAFFIC CONGESTION Deal says, “Traffic congestion is the first issue I will address. Mass transit will continue to be a relative failure unless we have a better way…

All four Lynnwood City Councilmembers to face challengers

Now that the filing period has closed for local elections, we have posted the results below. All four Lynnwood City Councilmembers are facing opposition. City Council President Loren Simmonds is opposed by Diversity Commission Chair Shirley Sutton and Planning Commissioner Maria Ambalada. Councilmember Benjamin Goodwin faces accountant Chris Frizzell and Planning Commissioner Douglas Jones. Councilmember Van AuBuchon…

Election 2015: Those filing for office as of Thursday morning

There are just two days remaining for candidates to file for the 2015 election. We’ve compiled a list below of those who have filed so far – and will appear before Lynnwood voters – via the Snohomish County elections website. We will also post any campaign announcements from candidates as we receive them. The primary election,…

Sessions to run for Lynnwood City Council

Shannon Sessions, a longtime resident and active stakeholder of Lynnwood, filed Monday to run for the Lynnwood City Council. In a press release, Sessions said she decided to run after considerable community encouragement, thoughtfulness, and prayers. “I take this opportunity very seriously and I wanted to be sure I could commit completely in order to take on…