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County, State, water district elections for Sammamish

Filings for candidates for the November election ended Friday. There are races other than those for Sammamish City Council of local interest. King County Council As expected, incumbent Kathy Lambert filed for reelection to the District 3 seat of the … Continue reading

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Candidate deadline May 19 for Sammamish City Council, others/Update

Friday, May 19, is the final day for filing as a candidate for Sammamish City Council and other positions in this off-year election. Filing begins on Monday, May 15. Four seats in Sammamish are up for election, and each incumbent … Continue reading

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First candidates emerge for City Council, 45th State Senate seats

We’re only two months into 2017 and already some names are emerging for the November 7 off-year election. City and County council races occur this year. A special election for the 45th State Senate seat, which includes the north end … Continue reading

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Oh woe is us, election season is just beginning again

Sammamish: the year ahead, Part 1 And you thought the election season was over. This is a new year and a new election season. Sammamish Four City Council seats are up for election in November. It’s widely assumed that at … Continue reading

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Sen. Hill loses second fight with cancer

State Sen. Andy Hill (R-45th) lost his second battle with cancer Monday. He was just 54. Hill was a respected legislator regardless of party. He was given credit for co-writing recent state budgets during contentious times. Elected in 2010, he … Continue reading

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Cost of Klahanie annexation to Sammamish taxpayers: $4m-$5m so far

$3m in tax revenues to King County; Forfeiture of $1m-$1.5m in sales tax equalization; $700,000 to Fire District 10 for tax revenues lost; In return, King County provides $500,000 in services; Klahanie residents don’t get to vote in November 3 … Continue reading

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Power play over Sammamish Deputy Mayor’s position

It’s nothing more than a power play to keep the leadership reins tightly held by the voting majority on the Sammamish City Council. In a break with tradition during most of the past 16 years, the Sammamish City Council voted … Continue reading

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