Early Top Two election results bring good news for most KCD endorsed candidates

The first results from the 2015 Top Two election are in, and they bring good news for most of the King County Democrats’ endorsed candidates who appeared on the August ballot. While the election will not be certified for several more weeks and numbers will change, the following endorsed candidates who were in contested races appear likely to move on to November:

  • Zack Hudgins, King County Elections Director
  • Courtney Gregoire, Port of Seattle Commission #2
  • Fred Felleman, Port of Seattle Commission #5
  • Shelley Kloba, Kirkland City Council Position #2
  • Vandana Slatter, Bellevue City Council Position #5
  • Davina Duerr, Bothell City Council Position #6
  • Bill Ramos, Issaquah City Council Position #4
  • Debbie Bertlin, Mercer Island City Council Position #7
  • Lisa Herbold, Seattle City Council District #1
  • Bruce Harrell, Seattle City Council District #2
  • Debora Juarez and Sandy Brown, Seattle City Council District #5
  • Mike O’Brien, Seattle City Council District #6
  • Sally Bagshaw, Seattle City Council District #7
  • Jon Grant, Seattle City Council Position #8
  • Lorena Gonzalez and Bill Bradburd, Seattle City Council Position #9
  • Bill Hochberg, Mercer Island School Board, Position #3
  • Jill Geary, Seattle School District Director, District #3
  • Leslie Harris, Seattle School District Director, District #6

The King County Democrats congratulate all of our successful endorsed candidates and thank those candidates who were not successful for stepping forward to run for public office.

For the November election, KCD will have three priority campaigns:

Additional endorsement action may be taken at KCDCC’s upcoming August executive board meeting, scheduled for August 24th, 2015.