ELECTION RESULTS: Early returns favor Nutting & Payne; Prop. 1 failing


The first round of results for Tuesday’s Primary Election have been released, and the early tally for Des Moines favor Jeremy Nutting and James Payne for City Council Position #4, while Proposition #1 is failing:

City of Des Moines Council Position No. 4 unexpired 2-year term

  • James Payne 1151 34.61%
  • Chuck Swesey 301 9.05%
  • Jeremy Nutting 1843 55.41%
  • Write-in 31 0.93%

City of Des Moines Proposition No. 1 Utility Occupation Tax for Des Moines Streets

  • Approved 1752 47.27%
  • Rejected 1954 52.73%

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King County Water District No. 49 Commissioner Position No. 2

  • John Levich 247 17.43%
  • Roger Gee 394 27.81%
  • David G. Lutz 766 54.06%
  • Write-in 10 0.71%

King County Executive:

  • Alan E. Lobdell 27472 12.32%
  • Goodspaceguy 9252 4.15%
  • Everett A. Stewart 16658 7.47%
  • Dow Constantine 168521 75.57%
  • Write-in 1096 0.49%

King County Proposition No. 1 Parks Levy:

  • Approved 163085 68.93%
  • Rejected 73517 31.07%

Metropolitan King County Council District No. 1 short and full term

  • John Fray 1565 5.75%
  • Naomi Wilson 6576 24.16%
  • Rod Dembowski 18912 69.47%
  • Write-in 169 0.62%

Metropolitan King County Council District No. 9

  • Kristina Macomber 2298 9.27%
  • Shari Song 8635 34.83%
  • Reagan Dunn 13759 55.50%
  • Write-in 97 0.39%

Port of Seattle Commissioner Position No. 3 short and full term

  • Andrew Pilloud 30968 14.87%
  • Michael Wolfe 38515 18.49%
  • Stephanie Bowman 137285 65.92%
  • Write-in 1486 0.71%

City of Seattle Mayor; Descriptors added to distinguish candidates with the same

  • Doug McQuaid 1887 2.02%
  • Ed Murray 28248 30.24%
  • Kate Martin, planner 1730 1.85%
  • Bruce A. Harrell 14458 15.48%
  • Mike McGinn 25364 27.15%
  • Peter Steinbrueck 15189 16.26%
  • Mary Martin, factory worker 1124 1.20%
  • Joey Gray 914 0.98%
  • Charlie Staadecker 4287 4.59%
  • Write-in 205 0.22%

This is a “top-two” election, meaning the top two winners for each position will advance to the Nov. 5 General Election, regardless of their party affiliations.

Here are the first round of returns (the next round of returns will be released at 4:30 p.m. Wed. Aug. 7):

We’ll post another update Wed. (Aug. 7) sometime after 4:30 p.m., so stay tuned…


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