Area voters cast ballots during the past few weeks on a range of issues and races. Here are results as of 8 p.m. Tuesday. The next ballot count update will be posted by county and state officials at 4:30 p.m. Wednesday. Check SCnews.com throughout the week for updates.

Island County Commissioner

Challenger Janet St. Clair, a Democrat, is leading incumbent Commissioner Rick Hannold, a Republican, who has held the seat four years, by about 6 percentage points in the first round of ballot counts. St. Clair is a first-time candidate with a background as a teacher, social worker and nonprofit director. The District 3 commissioner represents all of Camano Island and an area of Whidbey Island north of Oak Harbor, including Naval Air Station Whidbey Island.

COUNTY WIDE County Commissioner, District 3
CandidateVoteVote %
Rick Hannold
(Prefers Republican Party)
 
13,25346.93%
Janet St. Clair
(Prefers Democratic Party)
 
14,98853.07%
Total Votes (not including write-ins)28,241

Island County Sheriff

Rick Felici has a healthy lead over Lane Campbell in the race to replace retiring sheriff Mark Brown. The men, both Republicans, work for the department. Felici is the chief criminal deputy and Campbell is a long-time deputy with the department.

COUNTY WIDE County Sheriff
CandidateVoteVote %
Rick Felici
(Prefers Republican Party)
 
14,35958.62%
Lane K. Campbell
(Prefers Republican Party)
 
10,13441.38%
Total Votes (not including write-ins)24,493

Stanwood's Proposition 1

Stanwood voters are overwhelmingly approving becoming part of North County Fire Authority, also known as North County Fire and EMS, which is headquartered at Station 99 in the city. The city has contracted with the fire authority since 2012 for fire protection and emergency medical services and, this year, budgeted $1.67 million for that agreement. If approved, annexation would take effect Jan. 1, though the city still would pay for services in 2019.

City of Stanwood Proposition Number 1 - Annexation of Fire and Emergency Medical Services
MeasureVoteVote %
Yes
 
 
1,54784.12%
No
 
 
29215.88%
Total Votes (not including write-ins)1,839

Snohomish County's Proposition 1

Snohomish County voters are approving a new sales tax to replace the 911 Emergency Radio System. The new sales tax would add 10 cents on a $100 purchase.

Snohomish County Proposition Number 1 - Emergency Communication Systems and Facilities Sales and Use Tax
MeasureVoteVote %
Approved
 
 
107,26353.64%
Rejected
 
 
92,70846.36%
Total Votes (not including write-ins)199,971

 


 

Legislative District 10, Position 2

In the closest local race of the night so far, Dave Paul holds a razor-thin lead over Dave Hayes after the first ballot count Tuesday. Hayes, a Republican, has held this seat six years and serves as minority whip in the House. Democratic challenger Dave Paul is a first-time candidate who has a background in education. This seat includes all of Island County and part of Skagit and Snohomish counties, including the cities of La Conner, Oak Harbor, Coupeville, Langley, Stanwood and part of Mount Vernon. 

Legislative District 10 - State Representative Pos. 2
CandidateVoteVote %
(Prefers Democratic Party)
 
20,41950.24%
(Prefers GOP Party)
 
20,22349.76%
Total Votes (not including write-ins)40,642


Snohomish PUD, District 1

Sid Logan, was appointed in March 2017 to the commissioner, holds a comfortable lead over challenger Mary Rollins, a social service provider and former business owner. District 1 covers the northern half of the county, including Stanwood, Everett, Marysville, Arlington, Granite Falls and Darrington, as well as Camano Island in Island County.

 
Public Utilities District Number 1 Commissioner District 1
*Multi-county race. Results include all counties involved.
CountyCandidateVoteVote %
Island
Sidney (Sid) Logan
 
 
3,01459.19%
 
Mary Rollins
 
 
2,07840.81%
Snohomish
Sidney (Sid) Logan
 
 
101,58158.69%
 
Mary Rollins
 
 
71,49641.31%
Combined Total
All
Sidney (Sid) Logan
 
 
104,59558.71%
 
Mary Rollins
 
 
73,57441.29%
Total Votes178,169100%

Snohomish PUD, District 2

Rebecca Wolfe holds a narrow advantage over David Chan after the first round of ballot counts. District 2 represents the southwest part of Snohomish County, including Mukilteo, Lynnwood and Edmonds.

Public Utilities District Number 1 Commissioner District 2
*Multi-county race. Results include all counties involved.
CountyCandidateVoteVote %
Island
Rebecca Wolfe
 
 
2,60250.77%
 
David Chan
 
 
2,52349.23%
Snohomish
Rebecca Wolfe
 
 
88,33250.91%
 
David Chan
 
 
85,16949.09%
Combined Total
All
Rebecca Wolfe
 
 
90,93450.91%
 
David Chan
 
 
87,69249.09%
Total Votes178,626100%

Legislative District 10, Position 1

Republican incumbent Norma Smith is holding on to her Position 2 seat over Democratic challenger Scott McMullen. Smith has held the seat for 10 years. McMullen spent 2003 to 2011 as a Mount Vernon City Council member.

Legislative District 10 - State Representative Pos. 1
CandidateVoteVote %
(Prefers Democratic Party)
 
19,27747.28%
(Prefers GOP Party)
 
21,49152.72%
Total Votes (not including write-ins)40,768


Cascade District Court Judge Position 1

Judge Kristen Olbrechts of Granite Falls is trailing Jennifer Rancourt of Stanwood in early results, though the race remains tight with about 1,000 votes between the two.

Cascade District Court Judge Position 1
CandidateVoteVote %
Kristen Olbrechts
 
 
10,17747.62%
Jennifer Rancourt
 
 
11,19352.38%
Total Votes (not including write-ins)21,370

Other Island County results:

As of Tuesday night, 29,044 ballots have been counted, and about 5,500 are left to be tallied. That update will come Wednesday afternoon.

COUNTY WIDE County Assessor
CandidateVoteVote %
Mary Wilson-Engle
(Prefers Republican Party)
 
18,392 
Total Votes (not including write-ins)18,392 

COUNTY WIDE County Auditor
CandidateVoteVote %
Sheilah Crider
(Prefers Republican Party)
 
18,324 
Total Votes (not including write-ins)18,324 

COUNTY WIDE County Clerk
CandidateVoteVote %
Debra Van Pelt
(Prefers Democrat Party)
 
18,248 
Total Votes (not including write-ins)18,248 


 

COUNTY WIDE County Coroner
CandidateVoteVote %
Robert Bishop
(States No Party Preference)
 
19,895 
Total Votes (not including write-ins)19,895 


 

COUNTY WIDE County Prosecutor
CandidateVoteVote %
Gregory Banks
(Prefers Democratic Party)
 
17,966 
Total Votes (not including write-ins)17,966 


 

COUNTY WIDE County Treasurer
CandidateVoteVote %
Wanda J. Grone
(Prefers Republican Party)
 
18,332 
Total Votes (not including write-ins)18,332 


 

COUNTY WIDE District Court Judge
CandidateVoteVote %
Bill Hawkins
 
 
16,361 
Total Votes (not including write-ins)16,361 

Other federal races 

Congressional District 2 - U.S. Representative
CandidateVoteVote %
(Prefers Democratic Party)
 
131,08672.68%
(Prefers Libertarian Party)
 
49,26427.32%
Total Votes (not including write-ins)180,350


Congressional District 1 - U.S. Representative
CandidateVoteVote %
(Prefers Democratic Party)
 
127,00058.7%
(Prefers Republican Party)
 
89,33641.3%
Total Votes (not including write-ins)216,336

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