Bellevue residents file for November 2019 general election

Residents in the City of Bellevue and the Bellevue School District have submitted their applications to run for office this fall.

The Bellevue City Council has four positions on the November ballot. The candidates filed for position 1 are incumbent John Stokes, Martin Acevedo and Holly Zhang. For position 3, Jeremy Barksdale, Stephanie Walter and Kya Michael Aatai have filed. Incumbent Janice Zahn Mark Wilson and JD Yu have filed for position 5. Four candidates have filed for position 7 — incumbent Jennifer Robertson, Randy Grein, Marguerite Ye and James Bible.

Three of the four open positions for the Bellevue School District’s Board of Directors has only one candidate each. Running unopposed are incumbents Sima Sarrafan, Carolyn Watson and Christine Chew. For Director District 5, Francine Wiest and Jane Aras are running.

Candidate filing officially closed at 4 p.m. on Friday, May 17.

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