Candidates file for November 2019 election

Locals will vote on a variety of local and county positions.

Redmond residents will vote for a variety of local and county positions in November’s general election, including mayor of Redmond.

The deadline to file to run for office was 4 p.m. on May 17.

The following candidates are running for the following positions.

City of Redmond, Mayor (Currently held by John Marchione)

Angela Birney

Andrew Koeppen

Steve Fields

City of Redmond, Council Position 1

Hank Myers (incumbent)

Varisha M. Khan

City of Redmond, Council Position 3

Jessica Forsythe

Dayle ‘Hank’ Margeson (incumbent)

City of Redmond, Council Position 5 (Currently held by Angela Birney)

Vanessa Kritzer

Eugene Zakhareyev

City of Redmond, Council Position 7

Shad Ansari

David Carson (incumbent)

Jason Antonelli

Osama Hamdan

Carlos Jimenez

Lake Washington School District 414, Director District 1

Eric Laliberte (incumbent)

Lake Washington School District 414, Director District 2

Christopher Carlson (incumbent)

Lake Washington School District 414, Director District 5

Siri Bliesner (incumbent)

John Towers

Susan Wilkins

Metropolitan King County, Council District No. 6

Bill Hirt

Claudia Balducci (incumbent)

King County Water District 1, Commissioner Position 1

Bob Trimble (incumbent)

King County Water District 1, Commissioner Position 2

Richard W. Sternberg (incumbent)

Superior Court, Judge Position 2

David A. Steiner (incumbent)

Superior Court, Judge Position 5

Maureen McKee (incumbent)

Superior Court, Judge Position 6

Melinda J. Young (incumbent)

Superior Court, Judge Position 16

Averil Rothrock (incumbent)

Superior Court, Judge Position 17

Josephine Wiggs-Martin (incumbent)

Superior Court, Judge Position 31

Marshall Ferguson (incumbent)

Superior Court, Judge Position 35

Mafé Rajul (incumbent)

Superior Court, Judge Position 36

Annette M. Messitt (incumbent)

Superior Court, Judge Position 37

Michael Ryan (incumbent)

Superior Court, Judge Position 49

Aimee Sutton (incumbent)

Superior Court, Judge Position 50

Ketu Shah (incumbent)


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