Tag Archives: Mark Baughman

With big advantages, Jason Ritchie nearly sweeps Sammamish precincts: analysis

Jason Ritchie won Position 1 on the Sammamish City Council with 57.1% of the vote. His opponent, Mark Baughman, won just six precincts of 61. The outcome of the Nov. 7 general election could not be predicted because there was … Continue reading

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Sammamish November precinct voting analysis

The certified vote by precinct was released by King County Elections last week. Sammamish has 61 precincts and the November election was the first including the greater Klahanie area as part of Sammamish’s City Council elections. Beginning tomorrow through Friday, … Continue reading

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Day 2 Election results: No change from Election Night

With additional votes counted on the day after the Election, there were no changes in the outcomes and only fractional changes in the percentages. The chart below the jump includes last night’s vote count and today’s for comparison.

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First results: Ritchie, Moran, Ross, Stuart win City Council seats; Lambert reelected; Dems win 45th LD

Jason Ritchie, Karen Moran, Chris Ross and Pam Stuart are projected winners of the Sammamish City Council seats. Kathy Lambert has been reelected to a fifth term on the King County Council. Democrats flipped the State Senate seat for the … Continue reading

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Breaking News: Ritchie, Moran, Ross, Stuart win in Sammamish

Here are the projected winners of today’s election. Details to come shortly. Sammamish City Council: Position 1: Jason Ritchie Position 3: Karen Moran Position 5: Chris Ross Position 7: Pam Stuart King County District 3: Kathy Lambert 45th Legislative District: … Continue reading

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Council takes up 2018 budget tonight–“crossover point” (deficit spending) appears to arrive years early

The long-awaited “crossover point” when deficit spending occurs for the Sammamish city budget—in recent years projected to be early next decade—may be here now. The City Council takes up the budget tonight and a comparison of revised figures by Council … Continue reading

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Final weekend before Nov. 7 City Council election

This is the final weekend before the Nov. 7 City Council election on Tuesday. Voting has been underway since Oct. 20. We’re reposting links to endorsements, recommendations, candidate questionnaires and evaluations by various groups. Sammamish Comment will be working Election … Continue reading

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