Tag Archives: 2017 Sammamish City Council election

Writer wanted for Sammamish Comment

Sammamish Comment is looking for a writer to help cover this year’s City Council elections and other issues. With four Council Members out of seven retiring, this year’s election is guaranteed to see a power shift in the Council that could … Continue reading

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Karen Moran to seek Council seat

Karen Moran, one of the key people involved in the incorporation of Sammamish, will seek election to the City Council. Moran is currently a commissioner for Sammamish Plateau Water, in mid-term. In a press release, Moran said:

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This Gang of 4 deserves thanks

Commentary Four long-time civic leaders in Sammamish decided not to seek reelection the City Council. They deserve the thanks for their community service here, and in the case of one member, her service pre-dating Sammamish. Don Gerend, Bob Keller, Kathy … Continue reading

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Power shift now certain at Sammamish City Council

Analysis With Saturday’s declaration by Sammamish City Council Member Tom Odell that he will not seek reelection in November, this assures a major power shift is coming. Three other incumbents previously said they aren’t running again. They are Mayor Don … Continue reading

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Odell won’t seek a third term

Sammamish City Council Member Tom Odell won’t seek a third term this fall, he announced Saturday. In an email Odell sent to The Issaquah/Sammamish Reporter and to Sammamish Comment, Odell prefaced his announcement with, “Despite the fact this is April … Continue reading

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It’s official: Indapure files for Sammamish City Council

The fourth, unofficial candidate for Sammamish City Council, Ritjua Indapure, filed today with the state Public Disclosure Commission for Position 5. The seat is held by retiring Mayor Don Gerend. The line up now is:

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Fifth candidate for City Council emerges

A fifth candidate for Sammamish City Council emerged, becoming the fourth to officially announce: Chris Ross. The Issaquah/Sammamish Reporter has the story here. No position was declared, apparently. The three other declared candidates are Jason Ritchie, who updated his filing … Continue reading

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