What's on My Ballot?

Redmond's municipal election includes two contested city council races.

Election day is tomorrow, Nov. 8, and all King County ballots must either be postmarked by the end of the day or turned in to a drop box by 8 p.m.

In Redmond, two contested city council races appear on the ballot. Inbumbent council member is battling challenger for seat 7, while and Joel Wright are both vying for seat 5 on the council (currently occupied by retiring council president Richard Cole).

Mayor and incumbent council members and are all running unopposed for re-election. They must each receive a majority of votes over any write-in candidate in order to secure another term in office.

Looking outside the city, several statewide initiatives will appear on the ballot, including I-1125, which concerns tolling and has been but supported by . Another statewide initiative, I-1183, concerns the privatization of liquor sales and was the subject of .

At the county level, incumbent King County Council vice-president and challenger are competing to represent District 6, which includes parts of Redmond.

For more details on ballot candidates and measures, visit the King County Elections website. You can also go to Redmond Patch's one-stop elections guide for an archive of all our election season coverage from the past several months.

Check back with Patch on Tuesday evening for live elections results starting at 8:30 p.m.


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