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King County Elections Update: Not Much Change in Bellevue Races

Not much shift in percentages in the King County Council district 6 race, Bellevue City Council or Bellevue School Board races in the latest vote tally released by King County Wednesday afternoon. Another update expected Thursday afternoon.

King County Elections Update: Not Much Change in Bellevue Races

There wasn't much shift in the percentages in the Bellevue-based races, according to the latest vote tally released by the King County Elections office.

The percentages looked like they were holding in the King County Council district 6 race, Bellevue City Council or Bellevue School Board races in the latest vote tally released by King County Wednesday afternoon. Another update is expected Thursday afternoon.

In the race for , incumbent Jane Hague continued to lead challenger Richard Mitchell, slightly increasing her lead from 7 to 8 percentage points.

In the races for , the incumbents were leading by double-digit margins and John Stokes maintained his slight lead over Aaron Laing in the race for Bellevue Councilman Grant Degginger's open seat.

In the contested , challenger Steve McConnell held a slight lead over incumbent Betsy Johnson who was appointed to replace retiring board member Judy Bushnell 18 months ago.

Metropolitan King County Council District No. 6


Jane Hague
18,638 53.85%
Richard E. Mitchell
15,871 45.85%
Write-in
103 0.30%

CITY OF BELLEVUE


Ballots Cast/Registered Voters:
21,628/66,425 32.56 percent
Council Position No. 1
Aaron Laing
9,277 49.47%
John Stokes
9,423 50.25%
Write-in
52

0.28%

Council Position No. 3


Michelle Hilhorst
5,987 31.80%
John Chelminiak
12,800 67.98%
Write-in
43 0.23%Council Position No. 5
Patti Mann
6,453 33.98%
Claudia Balducci
12,493 65.79%
Write-in
43 0.23%Council Position No. 7
Jennifer Robertson
14,131 97.65%
Write-in
340 2.35%

BELLEVUE SCHOOL DISTRICT NO. 405


Ballots Cast/Registered Voters:
22,369/67,856 32.97 percent
Director District No. 1
Steve McConnell
9,102 50.62%
Betsy Johnson
8,842 49.17%
Write-in
37 0.21%Director District No. 2
Christine Chew
14,305 99.07%
Write-in
135 0.93%Director District No. 4
Michael F. Murphy
14,172 99.12%
Write-in
126

0.88%

 

State:

•Initiative Measure 1125, concerning state expenditures on transportation.

Yes 603,629, 48.56 percent

No 639,349, 51.44 percent

 

•Initiative Measure 1163, concerning long-term care workers and services for elderly and disabled people.

Yes 824,575, 66.24 percent

No 420,168, 33.76 percent

 

•Initiative Measure 1183, concerning liquor: beer, wine, and spirits (hard liquor).

Yes 756,469, 59.61 percent

No 512,536, 40.39 percent

 

•Senate Joint Resolution 8205, concerning the length of time a voter must reside in Washington to vote for president and vice president.

Yes 871,707, 71.85 percent

No 341,588, 28.15 percent

 

•Senate Joint Resolution 8206, concerning the budget stabilization account maintained in the state treasury.

Yes 793,763, 66.87 percent

No 393,271, 33.13 percent

 

King County

•Director of Elections

Mark Greene  56,679, 22.89 percent

Sherril Huff  189,720, 76.62 percent

Write-in 1,214, 0.49 percent

 

•Metropolitan King County Council District No. 6

Jane Hague 18,638, 53.85 percent

Richard E. Mitchell 15,871, 45.85 percent

Write-in 103, 0.30 percent

 

•Metropolitan King County Council District No. 8

Joe McDermott 19,428, 67.15 percent

Diana Toledo 9,398, 32.48 percent

Write-in 106, 0.37 percent

 

•Port of Seattle Commissioner Position No. 2

Richard Pope 111,282, 43.37 percent

Gael Tarleton 144,220, 56.21 percent

Write-in 1,091, 0.43 percent

 

•Port of Seattle Commissioner Position No. 5

Dean Willard 92,615, 37.07 percent

Bill Bryant 155,931, 62.42 percent

Write-in 1,20, 0.50 percent          

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