Jorge Lara slips his voter ballot into the drop box. Andy Nystrom, Kirkland Reporter

Jorge Lara slips his voter ballot into the drop box. Andy Nystrom, Kirkland Reporter

Initial election results in for Kirkland races

Ballots continue to be counted for Tuesday’s election, with the latest numbers in Wednesday afternoon.

Results are according to King County Elections.

In Kirkland, residents voted for City Council positions 1, 2, 3, 5 and 7.

Jay Arnold received 68.87 percent of the votes or 8,643 of the 12,549 votes for Pos. 1. Martin Morgan received 3,906 votes, or 31.13 percent.

For Pos. 2, Tom Neir ran unopposed and received 9,954 votes.

Penny Sweet also ran unopposed for Pos. 3, receiving 9,887 votes.

Amy Walen received 68.89 percent of the votes or 8,773 of the 12,734 votes for Pos. 5. Her opponent Jory Hamilton received 3,961 votes, or 31.11 percent.

Jon Pascal received 74.63 percent of the votes or 9,589 of the 12,849 votes for Pos. 7. Uzma Butte, his opponent, received 3,260 votes, or 25.37 percent.

Michael Lambo ran unopposed for the position of Kirkland municipal court judge and received 9,518 votes.

In the Lake Washington School District, director Pos. 3, Cassandra Sage received 61.61 percent of the votes or 16,997 of the 27,590 votes. Anita Damjanovic received 38.39 percent or 10,593 votes.

Mark Stuart, who ran unopposed for Pos. 4 on the LWSD board, received 20,713 votes.

For Legislative District 45, Democrat Manka Dhingra leads with 55.45 percent of the votes or 17,112 of the 30,861 votes for state senator, according to King County Elections. Her opponent Republican Jinyoung Lee Englund received 44.55 percent of votes, or 13,749.

In the Houghton community council race, 76.19 percent of voters, or 973 of the 1,277 votes, voted to continue the Community Municipal Corporation.

All seven incumbents for the council ran unopposed. In Pos. 1 is Bill Goggins, Pos. 2 is Betsy Pringle, Pos. 3 is Rick Whitney, Pos. 4 is Kelli Curtis, Pos. is 5 John Kappler, Pos. 6 is Neal Black and Pos. 7 is Brian Gawthrop.

The election will be certified Nov. 28.

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