Local Election

Here’s who is leading in Whatcom County’s Nov. 7 election

Campaign information has filled mailboxes in advance of Whatcom County’s Nov. 7 vote for County Council, Port of Bellingham and other city and district races.
Campaign information has filled mailboxes in advance of Whatcom County’s Nov. 7 vote for County Council, Port of Bellingham and other city and district races. The Bellingham Herald

The unofficial results of the Nov. 7, 2017, Whatcom County election as of 8:10 p.m. Nov. 7, rounded to the nearest percentage point, not including write-ins. The county auditor will certify official results on Nov. 28. Next update will be 5 p.m. Nov. 8. ✓ Leading as of Tuesday night.

Proposition 2017-6: Public Safety and Jail Facilities Sales and Use Tax

Approved

17,968

42%

✓ Rejected

24,576

58%

County Council, District 1

✓Rud Browne

6,694

81%

Philip J. Morgan

1,587

19%

County Council, District 2

✓Todd Donovan

5,312

67%

Amy Glasser

2,658

33%

County Council, District 3

Rebecca Boonstra

4,052

46%

✓Tyler Byrd

4,790

54%

County Council, At-Large, Position A

✓Barry Buchanan

21,622

52%

Mary Kay Robinson

20,327

48%

Port of BellinghamCommissioner, District 1

✓ Dan Robbins

20,949

50%

Michael Alvarez Shepard

20,727

50%

Port of BellinghamCommissioner, District 2

✓ Ken Bell

21,410

52%

Barry Wenger

19,800

48%

Bellingham Council, Ward 6

✓ Michael Lilliquist

11,773

74%

Quenby Peterson

4,124

26%

Bellingham Council, At-Large

Eric Bostrom

3,446

21%

✓ Roxanne Murphy

13,146

79%

Blaine Council, Ward 2, Position 4

✓ Charles Hawkins

462

55%

Justin Ledesma

385

45%

Blaine Council, Ward 3, Position 6

✓ Eric Davidson

567

55%

H. Paul Greenough

461

45%

Blaine Council, At-Large, Position 7

Harry Robinson

472

42%

Alicia Rule

641

58%

Everson Council, Position 5

Thomas (Tag) Mills

85

30%

Alicia R. Oetting

70

24%

✓ Travis J. Remy

133

46%

Ferndale Council, Position 6

Connie Faria

969

47%

✓Kate Hansen

1,112

53%

Lynden Council, Position 6

Jack Lathrop

746

28%

✓Kyle Strengholt

1,897

72%

Lynden Council, Position 7

David Burns

1,222

46%

✓Mark H. Wohlrab

1,447

54%

Nooksack Council, Position 2

✓Daniel Bennett

123

56%

Megan Shoemaker

95

44%

Sumas Mayor

Bob Bromley

78

34%

✓Kyle Christensen

154

66%

Bellingham S.D. 501 Director, Position 4

Teri Hill-McIntyre

6,510

33%

✓Jenn Mason

12,924

67%

Blaine S.D. 503 Director, District 5

Michael (Mike) Dodd

999

32%

✓Laura McKinney

2,143

68%

Lynden S.D. 504 Director, Position 5

CJ Costanti

1,749

50%

✓Kelli Kettels

1,762

50%

Meridian S.D. 505 Director, District 2

Jeannie Castro

888

44%

✓ Renier (Beaver) Elenbaas

1,138

56%

Mt Baker S.D. 507 Director, District 4

Nancy Workman

1,197

48%

✓Kelly Zender

1,303

52%

Fire Protection Dist. 5 Commissioner, Position 2

Judson Meraw

80

42%

✓Bill Meursing

110

58%

Fire Protection Dist. 5 Commissioner, Position 3

Donna Gillespie

50

27%

✓Pat Harper

135

73%

Fire Protection Dist. 7 Commissioner, Position 2

✓Eric Grant

2,819

74%

Paul Kelley

986

26%

Fire Protection Dist. 8 Commissioner, Position 4

✓Dustin Gleaves

581

68%

Keith Neher

276

32%

Fire Protection Dist. 21 Commissioner, Position 4

✓Rich Bosman

4,486

82%

Reid Campion

1,015

18%

Water District 13 Commissioner, Position 2

Rebecca Cayen

65

56%

Robert Vandenhaak

52

44%

Columbia Valley Water District Commissioner, Position 2

Shane J. Janitscheck

66

30%

✓Carl McDaniel

156

70%

Columbia Valley Water District Commissioner, Position 3

✓Brian Gillis

134

62%

Rosemary Rich

83

38%

Point Roberts Park & Rec. Dist. 1 Proposition 2017-7: Regular Property Tax Levies

✓ Yes

120

62%

No

74

38%

Blaine-Birch Bay Park & Rec. Dist. 2 Proposition 2017-8: Authorizing Continuing Property Tax Levy

✓Yes

2,275

70%

No

969

30%

Lynden Regional Park & Rec. Dist. 3 Commissioner, Position 1

Kevin Burke

1,038

30%

✓ Rick Lair

1,974

56%

Jerimy Saldivar

482

14%

Lynden Regional Park & Rec. Dist. 3 Commissioner, Position 4

✓Bob Johnson

2,366

73%

Nell McKay

896

27%

Columbia Valley Park & Rec. Dist. Proposition 2017-2: Establishing Six Year Regular Property Tax Levy

Yes

151

40%

✓ No

228

60%

Lummi Island Park & Rec. Dist. Proposition 2017-4: Formation of Lummi Island Park & Rec. Dist.

Yes

150

34%

✓No

285

66%

Lummi Island Park & Rec. Dist. Proposition 2017-5: Establishing Six Year Regular Property Tax Levy

Yes

133

31%

✓No

290

69%

Lummi Island Park & Rec. Dist. Commissioner, Position 5

Noelle Maher

115

38%

✓Tamia Sorensen

187

62%

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