Election results Aug 7 - leaders have emerged

Wednesday, August 7, 2019

Shoreline council challenger takes commanding lead - LFP incumbent is far ahead - and a winner has emerged for the school board open seat - but they still face a November election.

In Lake Forest Park, the contest for the second spot on the fall ballot is too close to call. After today's count, Tracy Furutani leads Justin Johnson by 121 votes.

In the Shoreline council race, incumbent Doris McConnell will face challenger David Chen in November.


Candidate Votes % of Votes
David Chen 4373 49.34
Doris McConnell 2833 31.96
Ginny Scantlebury 1617 18.24
Write-in 40 0.45


In the Lake Forest Park council position, incumbent Tom French will most probably meet Tracy Furutani.


Candidate Votes % of Votes
Tom French 1360 51.61
Tracy Furutani 690 26.19
Justin Johnson 569 21.59
Write-in 16 0.61


For the open position on the Shoreline School Board, Sara Betnel will face Joe Cunningham.


Candidate Votes % of Votes
Sara Betnel 6020 56.07
Joe Cunningham 4227 39.37
Mike Dee McMullin 413 3.85
Write-in 77 0.72


The King County parks levy is passing with a resounding 68% approval vote.

King county Proposition No. 1 Parks

Approved              212,528    68.38 %
Rejected                  98,272    31.62 %


333,667 ballots have been returned and the estimated ballots left to count are 133,000.

The next count will be released on Thursday, August 8, and the election will be certified on August 20, 2019.

The return rate for the county is 25.27%.




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