Update election results – some races on razor’s edge

The most recent election results from King County

More ballots have been counted but local Covington and Maple Valley races are trending the same as election night, with some races becoming even closer to a tie than previously.

Here is the latest election results as of 3:30 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 7.

Covington City Council Pos. 1

Incumbent Marlla Mhoon – 36.61 percent or 1,269 votes.

Challenger Kristina Soltys – 62.93 percent or 2,181 votes.

Write-in – 0.46 percent or 16 votes.

Covington City Council Pos. 2

Incumbent Jennifer Harjehausen – 49.82 percent or 1,678 votes.

Challenger Elizabeth Porter – 49.52 percent or 1,668 votes.

Write- in – 0.65 percent or 22 votes.

Covington City Council Pos. 3

Jared Koukal – 97.92 percent or 2496 votes.

Write-in – 2.08 percent or 53 votes.

Covington City Council Pos. 5

Incumbent Sean Smith – 52.22 percent or 1,749 votes.

Challenger Jonathan Ingram – 47.42 percent or 1,588 votes.

Write-in – 0.36 percent or 12 votes.

Covington City Council Pos. 7 / Mayor

Jeff Wagner – 97.81 percent or 2,497 votes.

Write-in – 2.19 percent or 56 votes.

Covington Advisory Proposition No. 1 – Fireworks ban

Yes – 56.49 percent or 2,063 votes.

No – 43.51 percent or 1,589 votes.

Maple Valley City Council Pos. 1

Sean P. Kelly – 95.75 percent or 3,472 votes.

Write in – 4.25 percent or 154 votes.

Maple Valley City Council Pos. 3

Incumbent Les Burberry – 60.26 percent or 2,695 votes.

Challenger Victoria Schroff – 39.27 percent or 1,756 votes.

Write-in – 0.47 percent or 21 votes.

Maple Valley City Council Pos. 5

Incumbent Syd Dawson – 70 percent or 3,077 votes.

Challenger Richard Axtell – 29.62 percent or 1,302 votes.

Write-in – 0.39 percent or 17 votes.

Maple Valley City Council Pos. 7

Linda Johnson – 97.36 percent or 3,391 votes.

Write-in – 2.64 percent or 92 votes.

Tahoma School District Director No. 2

Katrina Montgomery – 97.83 percent or 5,673 votes.

Write-in – 2.17 percent or 126 votes.

Tahoma School District Director No. 3

Malia Hollowell – 58.89 percent or 4,582 votes.

Jamie Fairbanks – 40.63 percent or 3,161 votes.

Write-in – 0.48 percent or 37 votes.

Tahoma School District Director No. 4

Pete Miller – 85.95 percent or 6,546 votes.

Stormy (Lea) Rigtrup – 13.50 percent or 1,028 votes.

Write-in – 0.55 percent or 42 votes.


Talk to us

Please share your story tips by emailing editor@covingtonreporter.com.

To share your opinion for publication, submit a letter through our website https://www.covingtonreporter.com/submit-letter/. Include your name, address and daytime phone number. (We’ll only publish your name and hometown.) Please keep letters to 300 words or less.

More in News

South King County area police respond to Seattle protests

The responding officers are members of the multi-agency Valley Civil Disturbance Unit, officials say.

Kabal Gill, owner of East India Grill in Federal Way, wears gloves to hand over take-out orders at his restaurant on March 23. File photo
New guidelines for Phase 2 reopenings in King County

All workers will need to wear masks as restaurants, retail shops and other businesses reopen.

This undated file photo provided by U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention shows CDC’s laboratory test kit for the new coronavirus. Courtesy photo
Inslee wants nursing home residents and staff tested by June 12

Governor says state will pay for test kits and personal protective equipment.

Stock image
Campgrounds to reopen in 22 Washington counties

Campgrounds in counties actively in Phase 2 of the reopening plan will begin to welcome visitors June 1, state says.

King County Sheriff Mitzi Johanknecht. FILE PHOTO
King County sheriff releases message about Minneapolis Police officer

Mitzi Johanknecht calls video of officer kneeling on neck of George Floyd ‘heartbreaking and disturbing’

File photo of construction near North Bend on Aug. 16. Sound Publishing file photo
                                File photo of construction near North Bend on Aug. 16. Sound Publishing file photo
Rural King County mayors want state to let them enter Phase 2

Mayors cite heavy economic damage from prolonged shutdown.

New dashboard shows how far along King County is to meeting Phase II metrics

The county has met more than half its goals, but the ones it hasn’t met are critical in determining how many people are still being infected, and how quickly people are being tested.

As sales tax plummets in King County, mental health and drug program funding dries up

County will need to make severe cuts to MIDD program this year.

Most Read