Tagged with 'candidates'

ELECTION RESULTS: So far it’s Pina vs Martinelli; Buxton vs Steinmetz

ELECTION RESULTS: So far it’s Pina vs Martinelli; Buxton vs Steinmetz

The first round of results for Tuesday’s (Aug. 1) Primary Election have been released, and with 19.63% of the votes counted, here’s how the Des Moines City Council race is shaping up. The top... [Read more]

WATERLAND BLOG VOTERS’ GUIDE: Q&As with Council Pos. #3 Candidates

WATERLAND BLOG VOTERS’ GUIDE: Q&As with Council Pos. #3 Candidates

On July 6, 2017, we emailed out a list of 10 Questions to all candidates running for Des Moines City Council in the Primary election, which has an Aug. 1 voting deadline. We will be posting additional... [Read more]

WATERLAND BLOG VOTERS’ GUIDE: Q&As with Council Pos. #1 Candidates

WATERLAND BLOG VOTERS’ GUIDE: Q&As with Council Pos. #1 Candidates

On July 6, 2017, we emailed out a list of 10 Questions to all candidates running for Des Moines City Council in the Primary election, which has an Aug. 1 voting deadline. We will be posting additional... [Read more]

ELECTION: 2 seek to replace Mayor Matt Pina and 5 run to replace Musser, Kaplan

ELECTION: 2 seek to replace Mayor Matt Pina and 5 run to replace Musser, Kaplan

By Jack Mayne As the filing deadline passed, two candidates want to replace Mayor Matt Pina, and incumbent Councilmember Vic Pennington has one person seeking his job for election in 2017. Another three... [Read more]

Anthony Martinelli files for Des Moines City Council, will run against Matt Pina

Anthony Martinelli files for Des Moines City Council, will run against Matt Pina

Drug policy reform activist and long time Des Moines resident Anthony Martinelli filed this week for Des Moines City Council position No. 1, in a bid to defeat incumbent and current Mayor Matt Pina. Four... [Read more]

Meet the four finalists for the City of Des Moines’ new City Manager

Meet the four finalists for the City of Des Moines’ new City Manager

The City of Des Moines on Thursday (July 14) announced the names of the four finalists in the search for its new City Manager. The four candidates have been invited for interviews, to be held on July... [Read more]

ELECTION RESULTS: Bangs leads; Fire passing; Gregerson losing in SeaTac

ELECTION RESULTS: Bangs leads; Fire passing; Gregerson losing in SeaTac

The first round of results for Tuesday’s (Nov. 3) General Election have been released by King County Elections, and the early tallies for Des Moines City Council shows that Luisa Bangs will win easily,... [Read more]

‘Meet the Candidates’ at Southwest King County Chamber reception Sept. 23

‘Meet the Candidates’ at Southwest King County Chamber reception Sept. 23

The Southwest King County Chamber of Commerce will be hosting a “Meet the Candidates” Reception on Wednesday, Sept. 23, at the DoubleTree Suites by Hilton, Seattle Airport Southcenter. Candidates... [Read more]

Bangs, Szabo seek seat Burrage vacated, Nutting wants new term, Beck alone

Bangs, Szabo seek seat Burrage vacated, Nutting wants new term, Beck alone

by Jack Mayne Two candidates have filed for the position vacated when former Councilmember Jeanette Burrage resigned last month. The candidates are Luisa Bangs and Alexander Szabo. Bangs had earlier told... [Read more]

FORUM: Veronica Galvan and David Gehrke meet in first elected judge election

FORUM: Veronica Galvan and David Gehrke meet in first elected judge election

by Jack Mayne Veronica Galvan has been Des Moines Municipal Court Judge since 2007 when she was appointed from a pool of 42 applicants but this year for the first time the job is fulltime and elective. Her... [Read more]

Citing health concerns, Carmen Scott withdraws from Des Moines council race

Citing health concerns, Carmen Scott withdraws from Des Moines council race

UPDATE 9 p.m. 5/20/13: Citing health issues, longtime councilmember Carmen Scott withdrew from the 2013 Des Moines City Council race on Monday (May 20) for re-election to Position #3. Her exit leaves the... [Read more]

And they’re off – here’s who’s running for Des Moines offices (so far…)

And they’re off – here’s who’s running for Des Moines offices (so far…)

Monday, May 13 was the first day to file to run for office with King County Elections for 2013, and the race for Des Moines City Council is off and running. Incumbents Matt Pina, Carmen Scott, Melissa... [Read more]