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.

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