Politics Blog

Light Whatcom turnout on Day 3 of candidate filing week

Seven candidates filed for elected office in Whatcom County over the past 24 hours, in what was a light day for candidates stepping forward.

Six of seven candidates are incumbents. Filing remains open at the county Auditor’s Office until 4:30 p.m. on Friday, May 15. Without further ado:


Steve A. Lawrenson (I), Ward 1 Position 1


Marshall Judy (I), Position 5


Todd Daniels (I), Position 3

Ferndale School Board

Stuart McKay (I), District 2

Fire District 7

Al Saab (I), Position 1

South Whatcom Fire Authority

Tom Ekdahl, District 1

Blaine-Birch Bay Park and Recreation District

Richard C. Sturgill (I), Position 1