Incumbents led in all five Mount Vernon City Council races when the first general election ballot count was released Tuesday night.

Incumbent Peter Browning had a sizable lead Tuesday over challenger and first-time candidate Stephanie LeJeunesse in the race for a seat on the Skagit Regional Health Board of Commissioners.

Mahlon Hull is leading Griffin Berger by 786 votes in the race for Port of Skagit commissioner.

Two candidates with different backgrounds and philosophies are running in the Nov. 2 general election to be the next mayor of Anacortes.

With three of five seats up for election, the La Conner Town Council could potentially have a much different look after the Nov. 2 general election.

Skagit County Fire District 10, which serves residents in Grassmere and Birdsview, is asking voters in the district to approve a levy increase that would allow it to provide more training and equipment for its firefighters.

Long-serving Burlington City Council member Bill Aslett is defending his seat in the Nov. 2 election against challenger Owen McClure.

Voters in Hamilton will decide in the Nov. 2 election whether to keep two town-appointed incumbents on the Town Council or elect new members.

Voters in Concrete will decide on three Town Council positions in the Nov. 2 election, with three incumbents facing off against challengers who include a local florist and a volunteer firefighter.

Longtime Burlington-Edison School Board member Roger Howard is facing off in the Nov. 2 election against former Burlington City Council member Tonya Bieche for the board’s District 2 seat.

While there will be two candidates listed on the general election ballot for the Port of Anacortes Position 5 commissioner seat, only incumbent Kathy Pittis wants the job.

The race to see which two candidates running for a seat on the Port of Skagit Board of Commissioners will advance to the Nov. 2 general election remained tight Thursday.

After the first set of primary election results were released Tuesday night, Nickolas Lavacca was the top vote-getter in the Sedro-Woolley City Council race that will determine which two candidates advance to the Nov. 2 general election.

Debra Lancaster and Greg Thramer are in position to advance to the general election in the race for Position 1 on the United General Hospital District 304 Board of Commissioners.

Candidates for a seat on the Port of Skagit Board of Commissioners spoke during a candidates forum Monday on business development and forming partnerships.

SEDRO-WOOLLEY — Incumbent Kevin Loy will face challengers Nickolas Lavacca and David J. Baer in the Aug. 3 primary election for the Sedro-Woolley City Council’s at-large seat.

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