As of last night, Clyde Hill exceeded the voter turnout percentage of all other King County cities with 30.48%. As more mail-in ballots make their way in, that percentage will increase. Let’s see if we maintain the turnout lead. Of the 673 ballots in hand, the King County Elections counted 560.
Election Night results:
Dr. Ashley Eckel – 249 votes – 45.52%
Steve Sinwell – 202 votes – 36.93%
Spencer Hamlin – 93 votes – 17%
Write-In – 3 votes – 0.55%
Source: King County Elections
13 people left their ballots blank for City Council. As more votes are counted, the numbers above will change, but we anticipate Eckel and Sinwell will advance to the November Election.
In the November Election, you will see three positions on the ballot.
Mayor: Steve Freidman vs. Unopposed – Write-In
Council Position 2: Dr. Ashley Eckel vs Steve Sinwell (most likely)
Council Position 4: Ryan D. Olson vs Mark Kroese
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