Filing deadline was May 19.
Last Friday, May 19, 2017, was the filing deadline for candidates seeking office in the 2017 election cycle. Here is the list of candidates from Kent, Kent School District 415 and King County posted by King County Elections, as of yesterday. The list below does not include the special purpose districts or the Washington legislature. Those candidates can be viewed here. Candidates are listed in alphabetical order.
Races marked with an asterisk have more than two candidates, so they will appear on the primary ballot on August 1, 2017. In each primary race, the two candidates with the most votes will advance to the general election on November 7, 2017.
Note: iLoveKent is hosting candidate debates for the mayoral and Kent City Council candidates who win the primary. The mayoral debate will be Sept. 21. The Kent City Council debate will be Sept. 28. Both debates will be held at the Kent Senior Center (600 E. Smith St., Kent, WA) from 7 PM to 8:30 PM. They will be moderated by Greg Haffner of Curran Law Firm. Click here for more info. about the debates.
City of Kent
Dana L. Ralph
Kent City Council, Position 2*
Elizabeth T. Peang
Kent City Council, Position 4*
Ronald D. Johnson
Toni M. Troutner
Tiambia S. Whitfield
Kent City Council, Position 6
Russell L. Hanscom
Kent Municipal Court, Judge 1
Karli K. Jorgensen
Kent Municipal Court, Judge 2
Glenn M. Phillips
Kent School District 415, Director, District 4*
Kent School District 415, Director, District 5
King County Executive*
King County Sheriff
Metropolitan King County, Council District No. 1
Metropolitan King County, Council District No. 3
Metropolitan King County, Council District No. 5
Metropolitan King County, Council District No. 7
Pete von Reichbauer
Metropolitan King County, Council District No. 9