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Seattle city council candidate in District 6 Dan Strauss hugs friend and supporter Michelle Nance during a primary election night party on Tuesday, August 6, 2019, at Obec Brewing in Seattle. 
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Seattle city council candidate in District 6 Dan Strauss hugs friend and supporter Michelle Nance during a primary election night party on Tuesday, August 6, 2019, at Obec Brewing in Seattle.
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Election results: August 6, 2019 primary

Updated Thursday, Aug. 8 at 12:00 p.m.

The field of 55 Seattle City council candidates narrows to 14.

Below are the election results for Seattle and King County. Top two candidates move on to the election. Current leaders are bolded.

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Seattle City Council District 1 (West Seattle)

  • Brendan Kolding: 17%
  • Lisa Herbold (incumbent): 49%
  • Phil Tavel: 34%
  • Write-in: 0.5%
This week Seattle City Council candidate Emily Myers joined informational picketing by supermarket employees with UFCW Local 21.
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This week Seattle City Council candidate Emily Myers joined informational picketing by supermarket employees with UFCW Local 21.
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Seattle City Council District 2 (South Seattle)

  • Omari Tahir-Garrett: 3%
  • Ari Hoffman: 13%
  • Mark Solomon: 24%
  • Chris Peguero: 5%
  • Phyllis Porter: 6%
  • Tammy Morales: 47%
  • Henry Dennison: 2%
  • Write-in: 0.4%
Shaun Scott is running to represent Northeast Seattle on the city council.
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Shaun Scott is running to represent Northeast Seattle on the city council.
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Seattle City Council District 3 (Capitol Hill)

  • Logan Bowers: 7%
  • Zachary DeWolf: 13%
  • Pat Murakami: 14%
  • Egan Orion: 23%
  • Kshama Sawant (incumbent): 34%
  • Ami Nguyen: 9%
  • Write-in: 0.2%
Everett Haggard-Mlynarek, holds a sign supporting councilmember Kshama Sawant before knocking on doors on Sunday, August 4, 2019, at Pratt Park in Seattle. 
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Seattle City Council District 4 (Fremont / University District)

  • Shaun Scott: 20%
  • Heidi Stuber: 4%
  • Beth Mountsier: 3%
  • Emily Myers: 12%
  • Alex Pedersen: 44%
  • Cathy Tuttle: 13%
  • Frank A. Krueger: 0.9%
  • Ethan Hunter: 0.5%
  • Sasha Anderson: 1%
  • Joshua Newman: 1%
  • Write-in: 0.3%

Seattle City Council District 5 (North Seattle)

  • Debora Juarez (incumbent): 43%
  • John Lombard: 14%
  • Alex Tsimerman: 2%
  • Mark Mendez: 6%
  • Ann Davison Sattler: 28%
  • Tayla Mahoney: 7%
  • Write-In: 0.3%

Seattle City Council District 6 (Ballard)

  • Joey Massa: 0.9%
  • Jay Fathi: 13%
  • Jeremy Cook: 3%
  • Melissa Hall: 2%
  • Kate Martin: 4%
  • Sergio Garcia: 14%
  • Heidi Wills: 22%
  • John Peeples: 1%
  • Terry Rice: 1%
  • Jon Lisbin: 3%
  • Kara Ceriello: 0.4%
  • Dan Strauss: 32%
  • Ed Pottharst: 2%
  • Write-in: 0.2%
SPD Officer Sergio Garcia came to Seattle from Florida. "I quickly learned I was unable to do my job."
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SPD Officer Sergio Garcia came to Seattle from Florida. "I quickly learned I was unable to do my job."
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City Council District 7 (Magnolia)

  • Naveed Jamali: 3%
  • Andrew J. Lewis: 30%
  • James Donaldson: 3%
  • Gene Burrus: 6%
  • Daniela Lipscomb-Eng: 10%
  • Isabelle J. Kerner: 3%
  • Don Harper: 5%
  • Michael George: 9%
  • Jason Williams: 5%
  • Jim Pugel: 26%
  • Write-in: 0.4%

Other Seattle Races | Last updated: Aug. 8, 12:00 p.m. PST

Seattle School Director, District 1

  • Liza Rankin: 38%
  • Eric Blumhagen: 40%
  • Mic Christophersen: 11%
  • Sanaz Saadat: 4%
  • Darcie Kline: 6%
  • Write-in: 0.5%

Seattle School Director, District 3

  • Benjamin Leis: 19%
  • Chandra Hampson: 56%
  • Rebeca Muniz: 24%
  • Write-in: 0.7%

Seattle School Director, District 6

  • Molly E. Mitchell: 34%
  • Leslie S. Harris: 54%
  • Crystal S. Liston: 11%
  • Write-in: 1%

Port of Seattle Commissioner, position 2

  • Kelly Charlton: 11%
  • Preeti Shridhar: 17%
  • Dominic Barrera: 7%
  • Sam Cho: 29%
  • Nina Martinez: 6%
  • Grant Degginger: 26%
  • Ali Scego: 3%
  • Write-in: 0.8%

Port of Seattle Commissioner, position 5

  • Fred Felleman: 71%
  • Jordan Lemmon: 7%
  • Garth Jacobson: 21%
  • Write-in: 0.8%

Prop 1: Property tax levy for public library

Yes: 74%

No: 26%

King County | Last updated: Aug. 8, 12:00 p.m. PST

County Council, District 2

  • Girmay Zahilay: 54%
  • Stan Lippmann: 7%
  • Larry Gossett: 38%
  • Write-in: 0.7%

County Council, District 8

  • Joe McDermott: 83%
  • Goodspaceguy: 5%
  • Michael Robert Neher: 12%
  • Write-in: 0.7%

Prop 1: Parks, recreation, trails and open space levy

  • Approved: 68%
  • Rejected: 32%

Prop 1: Levy for fire protection and emergency medical services

  • Approved: 56%
  • Rejected: 44%


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