Wednesday election update: Little change from initial Tuesday results

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Wednesday’s election update shows little change from Tuesday’s initial election results for Lynnwood mayor and city council positions.

Updated results were released by Snohomish County Elections at 4:30 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 8.

Incumbent Mayor Nicola Smith continues to lead challenger George Hurst, though Hurst narrowed the gap by 1 percent. Smith is now at 59.47 percent while Hurst is at 40.40 percent of votes.

City of Lynnwood Mayor
33/33 100.00%
Under Votes 126
Over Votes 0
Vote Count Percent
George Hurst 1,498 40.40%
Nicola Smith 2,205 59.47%
Write-In (if any) 5 0.13%
Total 3,708 100.00%

City Council candidates that were leading Tuesday held their leads on Wednesday. Christine Frizzell is ahead of Van AuBuchon for Position 1 with 53.93 percent of the vote. Incumbent Ian Cotton holds 52.05 percent of the vote in his race for Position 2 against challenger Shanon Tysland. Incumbent Ruth Ross maintains her lead with 53.49 percent of the vote against challenger Rosamaria Graziani, who has 46.26 percent of the vote.

City of Lynnwood Council Position 1
33/33 100.00%
Under Votes 193
Over Votes 3
Vote Count Percent
Christine Frizzell 1,962 53.93%
Van AuBuchon 1,667 45.82%
Write-In (if any) 9 0.25%
Total 3,638 100.00%

 


City of Lynnwood Council Position 2
33/33 100.00%
Under Votes 216
Over Votes 0
Vote Count Percent
Ian Cotton 1,883 52.05%
Shanon Tysland 1,725 47.68%
Write-In (if any) 10 0.28%
Total 3,618 100.00%

 


City of Lynnwood Council Position 3
33/33 100.00%
Under Votes 241
Over Votes 0
Vote Count Percent
Rosamaria Graziani 1,662 46.26%
Ruth Ross 1,922 53.49%
Write-In (if any) 9 0.25%
Total 3,593 100.00%

And the status of races for the Edmonds School District Board of Directors also remained unchanged following Tuesday’s results, with long-time incumbent Ann McMurray leading challenger Mitchell Below for District 2 and Deborah Kilgore ahead of Cathy Baylor for District 4.

Edmonds School District 15 Director District 2
169/169 100.00%
Under Votes 2573
Over Votes 5
Vote Count Percent
Ann McMurray 9,784 55.69%
Mitchell Below 7,734 44.02%
Write-In (if any) 51 0.29%
Total 17,569 100.00%

Edmonds School District 15 Director District 4
169/169 100.00%
Under Votes 2560
Over Votes 10
Vote Count Percent
Deborah Kilgore 10,362 58.95%
Cathy Baylor 7,140 40.62%
Write-In (if any) 75 0.43%
Total 17,577 100.00%

Finally, in the tightly contested Snohomish County Fire District 1 race, incumbent David Chan closed the gap against challenger Michael Ellis, trailing by just three votes in Wednesday’s vote count. Ellis had a 103-vote lead over Chan on Tuesday.

Fire District 1 Commissioner Position 3
136/136 100.00%
Under Votes 1110
Over Votes 1
Vote Count Percent
David F. Chan 5,750 49.83%
Michael Ellis 5,753 49.85%
Write-In (if any) 37 0.32%
Total 11,540 100.00%

The next set of results will be released at approximately 5 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 9

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