Election results: Nieuwenhuis, Zahn, City Council and legislative incumbents take the lead in local races

Election results: Nieuwenhuis, Zahn, City Council and legislative incumbents take the lead in local races

The first wave of general election results were released at 8 p.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 7.

Bellevue City Council

In the Bellevue City Council race for Position No. 2, incumbent Conrad Lee takes the lead with 12,349 votes or 69.4 percent of total votes.

Randy Grein’s votes were 5,429 or 30.5 percent of all votes.

For Position No. 4, Jared Nieuwenhuis leads with 9,557 votes or 54 percent of total votes.

Karol Brown’s votes were 8,141 or 46 percent of all votes.

Janice Zahn, for Position No. 5, took home 10,463 votes or 59.3 percent of all votes, while her contender Phillip Yin had 7,160 votes or 40.6 percent of votes.

For Position No. 6, incumbent Lynne Robinson took the lead with 9,785 votes or 55.7 percent of total votes.

Steven Fricke’s votes were 7,778 or 44.3 percent of all votes.

Bellevue School Board

Erica Melief will take Director District 3 with 12,379 votes, as she had no opposition. And incumbent My-Linh Thai takes the lead with 11,027 votes or 67.6 percent of all votes. Hugh Gladner received 5,281 votes or 32.4 percent.

48th Legislative District

In the 48th Legislative District, Representative Position No. 1 race, incumbent Vandana Slatter, a Democrat, takes the lead with 12,139 votes or 72.7 percent of total votes.

Ciaran Dougherty, a Libertarian, received 4,552 votes or 27.3 percent of total votes.

In the state Senator race for District 48, incumbent Patty Kuderer, a Democrat, also takes the lead with 11,555 votes or 67.9 percent of total votes.

Michelle Darnell, a Libertarian, received 5,474 votes or 32.2 percent of total votes.

King County Elections will post regular updates. The next ballot count is scheduled for 4 p.m. Nov. 8.

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

In consideration of how we voice our opinions in the modern world, we’ve closed comments on our websites. We value the opinions of our readers and we encourage you to keep the conversation going.

Please feel free to share your story tips by emailing editor@bellevuereporter.com.

To share your opinion for publication, submit a letter through our website https://www.bellevuereporter.com/submit-letter/. Include your name, address and daytime phone number. (We’ll only publish your name and hometown.) We reserve the right to edit letters, but if you keep yours to 300 words or less, we won’t ask you to shorten it.

More in News

Chinese police credentials used in scam case. (courtesy of Bellevue Police Department)
Police announce uptick of scammers posing as foreign officials in Bellevue

One case involved the use of Chinese police credentials to intimidate victims.

File photo
Brief history of rats in the Puget Sound region – and the problem they present

Local exterminator noticed big change in rats over the past 40 years.

Sponsor of the motion to establish guidelines for the removal of encampments, Councilmember Reagan Dunn (courtesy of King County Council)
King County Council discusses policy for removal of homeless encampments

Still unclear what the standards will be, who will enforce it, and how jurisdictions will interact.

Design rendering of new development (Courtesy of Runberg Architecture Group)
Vulcan purchases 1.4-acre property in Bellevue next to future light rail station

The real estate developer says the eight-story development will have about 250 units of housing.

Stock photo
Face coverings again recommended for indoor public settings

Regardless of vaccination status, says Public Health – Seattle & King County

Firearm violence in King County on upward trend

King County prosecutors note a backlog in court cases, point to the pandemic as the reason why.

Drop box at the King County Elections headquarters in Renton. File photo
What is ranked-choice voting and why does it matter?

King County leaders discuss implementing a new system that aims to better reflect the will of voters

27-year-old Kelley Fox (Courtesy of Greenwich Biosciences)
Cannabis-derived drug reduces symptoms for local woman suffering chronic seizures

Seizure control allowed her to communicate, make friends and have unprecedented independence.

file photo
Man charged with murder after shooting his estranged wife in downtown bar

The defendant had a reported history of domestic abuse, including domestic violence convictions.

Most Read