Filing opens Monday for candidates running for positions in the 2016 election for dike or drainage and irrigation districts.
The last of the Skagit County ballots from the Nov. 3 election have been counted, and there were no changes in the county races since the previous count was released.
MOUNT VERNON — There were no lead changes Thursday after a second wave of election results was released, but several Skagit County races remain tight.
MOUNT VERNON — As of Tuesday evening, elections officials at the Skagit County Auditor’s Office were expecting to have about 4,000 ballots left to be counted.
BURLINGTON — Incumbent Bill Shuler had a substantial lead in the Port of Skagit commissioner position 3 race over Pola Kelley after preliminary results were released Tuesday night.
HAMILTON — Lisa Johnson and Mike Brockman each held eight votes in the race for Hamilton Town Council Position 5 as of Tuesday evening.
MOUNT VERNON — Tuesday’s preliminary election results show incumbent Jill Boudreau leading city council veteran Bob Fiedler by 10 percentage points in the Mount Vernon mayoral race.
MOUNT VERNON — Preliminary election results show Mary Hudson taking a commanding lead over Patrick Miller in the race for Mount Vernon City Council, Ward 3 Position 1.
LA CONNER — La Conner Town Council member MaryLee Chamberlain appears likely to retain her spot as the representative for position 4 for another two-year term.
CONCRETE — Town residents largely support annexing into the Upper Skagit Rural Partial County Library District, according to preliminary election results.
ANACORTES — Joe Verdoes and John Pope had substantial leads in the Port of Anacortes commissioner races after Tuesday night's first ballot count.
LYMAN — Three positions on the Lyman Town Council were contested this election, and all incumbents are leading, according to initial returns.
SEDRO-WOOLLEY — Keith Wagoner held the lead in the Sedro-Woolley mayoral race when the initial results were released Tuesday.
MOUNT VERNON — The Hospital District 1 commissioner races are going down to the wire after the first batch of voting results Tuesday night.
SEDRO-WOOLLEY — Early numbers show there might be a new member on the Sedro-Woolley School Board.
Two fire district commissioner seats in Skagit County were contested this election, and with early numbers coming in, it appears one district will retain its incumbent.
SEDRO-WOOLLEY — In the two contested Sedro-Woolley City Council races, the numbers were close when the initial election results were released Tuesday.
Initial election results are in, with 14,363 of Skagit County votes counted. The county has 69,302 eligible voters. Officials estimate there are 4,000 ballots in this election left to count.
HAMILTON — Incumbent Joan Cromley had 76 percent of the votes in the race for Hamilton mayor when the Skagit County Elections Department released preliminary numbers Tuesday night.
MOUNT VERNON — Incumbent Jill Boudreau is battling veteran City Councilman Bob Fiedler for the job of mayor.
MOUNT VERNON — City Council candidates Mary Hudson and Patrick Miller are vying for the seat left vacant by Mike Urban, who is retiring after this term.
Brian Cladoosby, chairman of the Swinomish Indian Tribal Community, was elected Wednesday to another term as president of the National Congress of American Indians.
CONCRETE — The four Town Council seats open in this year’s general election are uncontested.
HAMILTON — Mike Brockman, who has been on the Hamilton Town Council for about 16 months, is facing a challenge this year from candidate Lisa Johnson.
HAMILTON — The two Hamilton mayoral candidates agree a good mayor must be involved, but incumbent Joan Cromley and challenger Mathew Coker have different ideas about what that entails.
LA CONNER — Of the three La Conner Town Council positions on the ballot for this year’s election, only one features a race with more than one candidate.
SEDRO-WOOLLEY — Both candidates in the race to represent Ward 5 on the Sedro-Woolley City Council say they want to see more economic development and infrastructure improvement in the years ahead.
SEDRO-WOOLLEY — Building up business and a healthy tax base is the focus for both candidates in the race to represent the city’s Ward 4.
SEDRO-WOOLEY — Only one school board seat in the entire county is contested this election season: Sedro-Woolley School Board Position 3, which covers the Big Lake and Clear Lake areas of the district.
The Skagit County Elections Department has announced some corrections to its Voters’ Guide concerning the Port of Skagit commissioner race.
SEDRO-WOOLLEY — With Mayor Mike Anderson calling an end to his time in city government, two councilmen who have served alongside him are vying to take his place.
Pola Kelley, director of the Sedro-Woolley Chamber of Commerce, is challenging incumbent Bill Shuler for the Port of Skagit commissioner Position 3.
LYMAN — Three Lyman residents have stepped up this year to challenge incumbent Town Council members for their seats.
SEDRO-WOOLLEY — Business development was the focus of a candidates’ forum Thursday night hosted by Sedro-Woolley.
ANACORTES — Two of the five Port of Anacortes commissioner positions will be filled in the Nov. 3 election.
LYMAN — The Town Council began budget discussions at its meeting Tuesday.
SEDRO-WOOLLEY — The city is hosting a candidate forum at 6 p.m. Thursday for several contested races.
Three candidates for public office in Skagit County have withdrawn from their races, but will remain on ballots because they withdrew after the deadline.
Name: David Smoots