Kirkland council race results are in

Initial returns have Nixon, Black and Falcone leading.

  • Wednesday, November 6, 2019 9:39am
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In the Nov. 5 general election, Kirkland residents voted on four city council positions.

Early returns came in just after 8 p.m. Of 55,261 registered voters, 12,171 returned their ballots, putting the voter turnout at 22.02 percent.

All results are for initial returns on Nov. 5 and according to King County Elections.

In the Kirkland council races, positions 2, 4, 5 and 6 were on the ballot.

For Pos. 2, Kelli Curtis, who ran unopposed, received 98.48 percent of votes.

For Pos. 4, incumbent Toby Nixon was challenged by David Schwartz. As of Tuesday’s early returns, Nixon was leading with 66.2 percent of votes, or 6,859.

Neal Black and Martin Morgan faced off for Pos. 5 and initial results have Black leading with 68.06 percent of votes, or 7,126.

Amy Falcone and Jory Hamilton both vied for Pos. 6. Falcone is currently leading with 74.95 of votes, or 7,851.

While on the campaign trail, the candidates attended a number of forums, including a forum during which they discussed issues including racial equity, gun control and affordable housing. The event gave candidates an opportunity to speak specifically on social justice issues.

The election will be certified Nov. 26.

For more information, visit www.kingcounty.gov/elections.

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