Tag Archives: Mark Baughman

Primary results certified for November City Council election

King County Elections today certified the results of the Aug. 1 primary, in which three of the four seats for Sammamish City Council were on the ballot. The fourth seat only had two candidates and were not subject to the … Continue reading

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Ghassemieh, Indapure led fund raising, expenditures in City Council races

Minal Ghassemieh and Rituja Indapure raised more and spent more money than any other candidate for Sammam City Council, to mixed results. Ghassemieh was defeated in her bid to advance to the general election for Position 3. Her opponents, Karen … Continue reading

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Election day for Sammamish City Council primary

It’s election day for the Sammamish City Council primary. Mail-in ballots must be post-marked today; there is a drop-in ballot at the Sammamish City Hall. The first results will be posted by King County Elections about 8:15  8:30 pm; Sammamish … Continue reading

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As City Council vote nears, does readership predict outcome?

As Sammamish’s City Council primary heads into the final weekend before Tuesday’s vote, Sammamish Comment tracked the reader views of the questionnaires to gauge interest in the candidates. There is no polling of a City Council election that we know of, … Continue reading

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Good candidates, good answers, rookie mistakes

Sammamish Comment recommendations for City Council candidates to advance to the November general election begins tomorrow. A full report of the Candidates Forum is in the next post, below. Commentary Sammamish residents have an unusually good set of candidates this … Continue reading

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Position 1 City Council Candidate Questionnaires today

Today Sammamish Comment publishes the candidate questionnaires of Position 1 for City Council. Note that because there are only two candidates seeking this position, they do not appear on the Aug. 1 primary ballot. However, Sammamish Comment believes it is only fair that … Continue reading

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Position 1 Questionnaire: Mark Baughman

Questionnaire Name:                  Mark Baughman Position:              Position 1  General Why are you running for Sammamish City Council? My wife and I have lived on the Sammamish Plateau since 1997 and have seen the inception and development of the City of … Continue reading

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