First primary election returns

Tuesday, August 1, 2017

In the first returns released by King county elections just after the polls closed on August 1, Susan Chang has a wide lead in the primary for Shoreline City Council position 5, for the seat currently held by Deputy Mayor Shari Winstead.

With 7,111 ballots counted, these are the numbers:

  • Susan Chang         4817
  • Bergith Kayyali      660
  • Carolyn Ahlgreen   959
  • Write in                    48
The top two will go to the general election in November.

King county Prop. 1 - Sales Tax for cultural access
With 242,000 ballots counted, this measure is being rejected 55 to 45%.

King county Executive
Dow Constantine and Bill Hirt are the top two who will appear on the November ballot. 

Port of Seattle Commissioners
At this point, these are the top two in each race:

Position 1
John Creighton
Ryan Calkins

Position 3
Stephanie Bowman
Ahmed Abdi

Position 4
Peter Steinbrueck
Preeti Shridhar

Next door, in the race for Seattle Mayor, these are the top candidates:

Jenny Durkan    27,570
Cary Moon        13,583
Nikkita Oliver   12,126
Jessyn Farrell    10,308 - former 46th District state legislator
Bob Hasegawa    7,526
Mike McGinn      6,247 - former Mayor of Seattle

The other candidates received from 2,057 down to 88 votes.
The top two will go to the general election.


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