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Originally published Wednesday, November 14, 2007 at 12:00 AM

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Election 2007

Snohomish County general-election results

(Vote totals are as of Monday) Ballot measures Initiative 960 Tax and fee increases imposed by state government. (Would require two-thirds legislative...

Statewide

(Vote totals are as of Monday)

Ballot measures

Initiative 960

Tax and fee increases imposed by state government.

(Would require two-thirds legislative approval or voter approval for tax increases, legislative approval of fee increases, certain published information on tax-increasing bills, and advisory votes on taxes enacted without voter approval.)

Snohomish County vote

Yes 83,507 (54%)
No 71,509 (46%)
Statewide vote
Yes 709,906 (52%)
No 666,594 (48%)

Referendum 67

Concerns insurance fair conduct related to claims for coverage or benefits.

(Would make it unlawful for insurers to unreasonably deny certain coverage claims, and permit treble damage plus attorney fees for that and other violations. Some health-insurance carriers would be exempt.)

Snohomish County vote

Yes 92,223 (59%)
No 63,843 (41%)
Statewide vote
Yes 782,112 (56%)
No 603,830 (44%)

Senate Joint Resolution 8206

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Proposed constitutional amendment on establishment of budget-stabilization account.

(Would require the legislature to transfer 1 percent of general state revenues to a budgetstabilization account each year and prohibit expenditures from the account except as set forth in the amendment.)

Snohomish County vote

Yes 104,180 (69%)
No 46,521 (31%)
Statewide vote
Yes 908,593 (68%)
No 429,918 (32%)

Senate Joint Resolution 8212

Proposed constitutional amendment on inmate labor.

(Would authorize state-operated inmate labor programs and programs in which inmate labor is used by private entities through state contracts, and prohibit privately operated programs from unfairly competing with Washington businesses.)

Snohomish County vote

Yes 90,957 (60%)
No 59,673 (40%)
Statewide vote
Yes 808,715 (61%)
No 526,708 (39%)

House Joint Resolution 4204

Proposed constitutional amendment on school-district tax levies.

(Would provide for approval of school district excess property-tax levies by simple-majority vote of participating voters, and would eliminate supermajority approval requirements based on voter turnout in previous elections.)

Snohomish County vote

Yes 79,905 (51%)
No 76,008 (49%)
Statewide vote
Yes 690,580 (49.9%)
No 693,200 (50.1%)

House Joint Resolution 4215

Proposed constitutional amendment on investment of higher-education permanent funds.

(Would authorize the investment of money in higher-education permanent funds as permitted by law, and would permit investment in stocks or bonds issued by any company, if authorized by law.)

Snohomish County vote

Yes 78,835 (54%)
No 67,850 (46%)
Statewide vote
Yes 714,078 (54%)
No 607,616 (46%)

Snohomish, King, Pierce counties

Sound Transit and RTID

Proposition 1

Regional roads and transit system

(To pass, Proposition 1 must win in the tri-county Sound Transit area and in the Snohomish, King and Pierce tri-county transit area plus the outlying Snohomish County areas.)

Snohomish County vote

Yes 53,973 (42%)
No 73,102 (58%)
Tri-county vote
Yes 228,298 (44%)
No 293,984 (56%)

Countywide

County Executive

Aaron Reardon, D 97,334 (65%)
Jack Turk, R 51,913 (35%)
County Council District 2
William E. Cooper, R 7,760 (32%)
Brian Sullivan, D 16,659 (68%)
County Council District 3
Mike Cooper, D 17,984 (59%)
Renee Radcliff Sinclair, R 12,266 (40%)
County Assessor
Cindy Portmann 118,459 (99%)
County Auditor
Carolyn Diepenbrock 117,977 (99%)
County Clerk
Bob Dantini 61,820 (44%)
Sonya Kraski 78,178 (56%)
County Sheriff
Tom Greene 70,158 (49%)
John Lovick 73,757 (51%)
County Treasurer
Jerry Lindsey 64,210 (47%)
Kirke P. Sievers 70,694 (52%)

Cities

Arlington

Mayor

Margaret H. Larson 3,103 (98%)
Council Position 3
Scott Solla 1,640 (50%)
Barbara Tolbert 1,610 (49%)
Council Position 4
Blair Anderson 1,118 (35%)
Signe A. (Sally) Lien 2,089 (65%)
Council Position 5
Marilyn Oertle 2,916 (99%)
Council Position 6
Richard A. Butner 2,920 (99%)
Council-at-large
Virginia Hatch 1,477 (45%)
Graham F. Smith 1,761 (54%)

Bothell

(Snohomish County vote)

Council Position 2

Tris Samberg 2,820 (99%)
Council Position 4
Bill Evans 2,830 (99%)
Council Position 6
Mark Lamb 2,851 (98%)

Brier

Council Position 4

Kerin Steele 1,524 (98%)
Council Position 5
Dale Kaemingk 1,510 (99%)
Council Position 6
Catherine R. Corpron Smith 1,518 (98%)
Council-at-large
Ona Gem 1,392 (97%)

Darrington

Mayor

Joyce A. Jones 245 (86%)
Council Position 3
Frankie Nations 267 (99%)
Council Position 4
Daniel O. Rankin 258 (98%)
Council Position 5
Kerry Frable 272 (99.6%)

Edmonds

Mayor

Gary Haakenson 8,481 (63%)
Mauri Moore 4,851 (36%)
Council Position 4
Peggy Pritchard Olson 10,104 (98%)
Council Position 5
Adrienne Fraley-Monillas 5,704 (46%)
D.J. Wilson 6,663 (54%)
Council Position 6
Steve Bernheim 6,292 (52%)
Richard L. Marin 5,742 (48%)
Council Position 7
Dave Orvis 6,305 (51%)
Strom Peterson 6,137 (49%)

Everett

Council Position 4

Ron Gipson 9,433 (57%)
Charlene N. Rawson 7,182 (43%)
Council Position 5
Shawna Forde 5,556 (35%)
Drew Nielsen 10,250 (65%)
Council Position 6
Brenda Stonecipher 13,989 (98%)
Council Position 7
Shannon Affholter 9,961 (60%)
David Simpson 6,502 (39%)

Gold Bar

Council Position 4

Susan Forbes 166 (44%)
Jay Prueher 206 (55%)
Council Position 5
Joe C. Beavers 236 (66%)
Cheryl Crumpler 116 (32%)

Granite Falls

Council Position 2

Elizabeth J. Adams 458 (97%)
Council Position 4
Robyn Loucks 321 (60%)
Jeff Noble 216 (40%)
Council Position 5
Matt Hartman 477 (97%)

Index

Council Position 2

Bob Hubbard 46 (96%)
Council Position 4
Sean Horst 50 (96%)
Council Position 5
Patrick Woods 49 (96%)

Lake Stevens

Mayor

Jeff Craig 1,100 (37%)
Vern Little 1,824 (62%)
Council Position 3
John Spencer 1,602 (56%)
Kerry J. Watkins 1,218 (43%)
Council Position 4
Karen L. Alessi 1,363 (48%)
Mark L. Somers 1,451 (51%)
Council Position 5
Suzanne Quigley 2,024 (68%)
Lynn E. Walty 933 (31%)
Council Position 6
Michael Friend 1,075 (38%)
Kathy Holder 1,747 (62%)

Lynnwood

Council Position 4

Loren Simmonds 5,222 (96%)
Council Position 5
Robin Dode 2,157 (36%)
Stephanie Wright 3,862 (64%)
Council Position 6
Patrick Decker 2,366 (39%)
Ted Hikel 3,743 (61%)
Council Position 7
M. Christopher Boyer 2,929 (47%)
James R. (Jim) Smith 3,234 (52%)

Marysville

Mayor

Dennis L. Kendall 5,880 (97%)
Council Position 5
John Soriano 5,850 (98%)
Council Position 6
Lee A. Phillips 5,760 (98%)
Council Position 7
Carmen Rasmussen 5,798 (98%)

Mill Creek

Council Position 5

Mark Harmsworth 2,136 (52%)
Chuck Wright 1,955 (48%)
Council Position 6
Ed McNichol 1,485 (37%)
Mike Todd 2,567 (63%)
Council Position 7
Mark Bond 3,525 (99%)

Monroe

Council Position 1

David Kennedy 1,874 (98%)
Council Position 4
Tony Balk 1,573 (65%)
Brandy Knight 821 (34%)
Council Position 5
John William Stima 1,782 (88%)
Council Position 6
Chad Minnick 1,127 (45%)
Margie S. Rodriquez 1,345 (54%)
Council-at-large
Kurt Goering 1,935 (97%)

Mountlake Terrace

Council Position 5

Sharon Maynard 1,424 (37%)
Michelle K. Robles 2,393 (63%)
Council Position 6
Leonard French 1,510 (39%)
Laura Sonmore 2,313 (60%)
Council Position 7
William Knorr 1,607 (42%)
John Zambrano 2,201 (58%)

Mukilteo

Council Position 4

Tony Tinsley 3,854 (98%)
Council Position 5
Emily Vanderwielen 3,899 (99%)
Council Position 6
Linda G. Grafer 2,741 (56%)
Pat Kessler 2,087 (43%)
Council Position 7
Jennifer Gregerson 4,044 (99%)

Skykomish

Council Position 1

Darrel (Josh) Joselyn 48 (96%)
Council Position 5
Henry Sladek 50 (98%)

Snohomish

Council-at-large

Position 1

Marc Crawford 582 (27%)
Lynn Schilaty 1,538 (73%)
Council-at-large

Position 2

Larry Countryman 923 (42%)
Karen W. Guzak 1,273 (58%)
Council-at-large

Position 3

Melody Clemans 1,356 (64%)
Chris Walsh 765 (36%)

Stanwood

Council Position 3

Clyde Andrew Chappel 1,001 (98%)
Council Position 4
Arne Wennerberg 1,000 (98%)
Council Position 5
William Carlton 986 (98%)
Council Position 6
Timothy Loney 981 (98%)

Sultan

Mayor

Carolyn Eslick 499 (62%)
John Seehuus 298 (37%)
Council Position 4
Sarah Davenport-Smith 526 (67%)
Richard A. Hill 253 (32%)
Council Position 5
Derek W. Boyd 170 (22%)
Jim Flower 586 (77%)
Council Position 7
Dale Doornek 447 (59%)
Kerry Ourada 313 (41%)

Woodway

Council Position 4

Peter Block 211 (45%)
Mike Quinn 256 (55%)
Council Position 5
Kevin K. Fiske 244 (56%)
Henry R. Veldman 190 (44%)

School boards

Arlington

Director District 1

Jeff D. Huleatt 5,798 (99%)
Director District 2
Glen Reid 2,299 (36%)
Jim Weiss 4,096 (64%)
Director District 4
Kay E. Duskin 5,765 (99%)

Darrington

Director District 1

Andrew L. Hatfield 575 (99%)
Director District 2
Darrell Holm 567 (98%)
Director District 3
Judith K. Nevitt 529 (97%)
Director District 4
Tim Lovell 562 (98%)
Director District 5
Julie K. Kuntz 608 (99%)
Proposition 1

This would authorize the district to dissolve its five existing directors' districts and reapportion the district into three directors' districts and two directors-at-large to better facilitate citizen participation as board members.

Yes 492 (78%)
No 140 (22%)

Edmonds

Director District 1

Susan Paine 26,983 (99%)
Director District 3
Jon Howeiler 8,125 (27%)
Gary Noble 21,646 (72%)
Director District 5
Pat Shields 18,361 (61%)
Alan M. Weiss 11,866 (39%)

Everett

Director-at-large

Position 1

Ed Petersen 20,137 (99%)
Director-at-large

Position 2

Carol Andrews 13,455 (61%)
Susan P.M. Kaftanski 8,610 (39%)

Granite Falls

Director District 2

Becky Brown 2,171 (98%)
Director District 4
Robert A. Quarterman 2,237 (98%)

Index

Director-at-large

Position 3

Patty Krona 91 (94%)
Director-at-large

Position 4

Susan C. Cross 110 (96%)
Director-at-large

Position 5

Amy Johnson 111 (99%)

Lake Stevens

Director District 1

David Iseminger 5,769 (99%)
Director District 2
Rodney Mace 5,587 (99%)
Director District 3
Mari Taylor 5,575 (99%)
Director District 5
Richard Blumhagen 760 (12%)
John Boerger 2,895 (47%)
Joe Heineck 2,515 (40%)

Lakewood

Director District 4

Gregory R. Jensen 2,579 (99%)
Director District 5
Jill Leonard 2,605 (99%)

Marysville

Director District 2

Cindy Erickson 8,659 (68%)
Donald R. Wlazlak 4,041 (32%)
Director District 3
Darci L. Becker 8,645 (69%)
Steve King 3,748 (30%)
Director District 5
Sherri L. Crenshaw 7,975 (64%)
Lisa Vares 4,392 (35%)

Monroe

Director District 2

Debra Kolrud 5,110 (71%)
Carlos A. Martinez 2,051 (29%)
Director District 5
Jamie Wright 5,877 (99%)

Mukilteo

Director District 1

Kevin Laverty 11,853 (99%)
Director District 3
Geoff Short 11,710 (99%)
Director District 5
Anna Lee Rice 11,440 (99%)

Northshore

(Snohomish County vote)

Director District 2

Janet Quinn 7,526 (99%)
Director District 3
Dawn McCravey 7,475 (99%)

Skykomish

Director Position 1

Danial Woodford 116 (83%)

Snohomish

Director District 2

Leah Hughes-Anderson 9,684 (99%)
Director District 3
Josh Seek 9,427 (99%)
Director District 4
David B. Johnston 9,689 (99%)

Stanwood-Camano

Director District 2

Julie Dean 3,484 (98%)
Director District 4
Darlene D. Hartley 3,477 (98%)
Director District 5
Ken Christoferson 3,451 (98%)

Sultan

Director District 1

Russ Sumpter 2,120 (98%)
Director District 3
Charles M. Van Pelt 2,110 (98%)
Director District 4
Craig Roesler 2,109 (97%)

Fire districts

District 1

Commissioner Position 4

Bob Meador 16,528 (84%)
Phedra Quincey 3,121 (16%)
Commissioner Position 5
Jim Kenny 17,795 (99%)

District 3

Commissioner Position 1

Marc A. Inman 4,237 (99%)
Commissioner Position 4
Leslie Jo Wells 4,209 (99%)
Proposition 1

This would authorize the district to restore and maintain its regular property tax levy of $0.50 per $1,000 of assessed valuation for 2008, and thereafter pursuant to RCW 84.55.050 and subject to any otherwise applicable statutory dollar rate limitations.

Yes 3,770 (70%)
No 1,622 (30%)

District 4

Commissioner Position 1

Mark P. Hintz 3,438 (56%)
Chip Lauterbach 2,696 (44%)
Commissioner Position 2
Jeremy Reichelt 2,219 (36%)
Jim Schmoker 3,873 (63%)

District 5

Commissioner Position 1

Steven C. Fox 1,367 (99%)

District 7

Commissioner Position 1

Greg Knapp 8,192 (99%)
Commissioner Position 5
Roy Waugh 8,143 (99%)

District 8

Commissioner Position 1

Vern Foster 3,910 (53%)
Kathleen Friend 3,479 (47%)

District 10

Commissioner Position 1

Michael J. Norris 1,544 (99.7%)

District 12

Commissioner Position 1

Katherine (Kay) L. Smith 6,287 (99%)

District 14

Commissioner Position 1

Jack Stedman 1,483 (58%)
Jim Walker 1,083 (42%)

District 15

Commissioner Position 1

Peter T. Walton 872 (99%)

District 16

Commissioner Position 1

Steve Hoag 459 (98%)

District 17

Commissioner Position 1

Rebecca Dane 863 (38%)
Kevin R. Haynes 1,416 (62%)

District 18

Commissioner Position 1

Jim Stutzman 1,178 (98%)

District 19

Commissioner Position 1

Chris Edmundson 528 (58%)
Kurt Winterhalter 385 (42%)

District 21

Commissioner Position 1

James M. Strago 1,625 (99%)
Commissioner Position 2
Jack A. Hake 1,626 (99%)

District 22

Commissioner Position 1

Timothy N. Bailey 382 (35%)
Chris Greig 700 (65%)

District 23

Commissioner Position 1

Dick Dinham 98 (98%)

District 24

Commissioner Position 1

Dennis Vincent 534 (93%)

District 25

Commissioner Position 1

Lisa Lamie 205 (97%)

District 26

Commissioner Position 1

Candy Wood 710 (98%)
Commissioner Position 2
Glenrose Williams 715 (98%)

District 27

Commissioner Position 1

Sharon E. Morris 25 (93%)
Commissioner Position 2
Judith M. DeLeon 23 (88%)
Proposition 1

This would authorize the district to increase its regular property tax levy to an amount not to exceed $1 per $1,000 of assessed valuation for collection in 2008 and authorize a limit factor of 100 percent plus the percentage year-end change in the Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers for the Seattle-Tacoma-Bremerton area reported for June of the levy year for each of the five succeeding years, subject to applicable statutory dollar rate limitations.

Yes 21 (64%)
No 12 (36%)

District 28

Commissioner Position 1

William D. Cross 108 (95%)

Water, sewer districts

Alderwood Water District

Commissioner Position 1

Paul (Mac) McIntyre 25,492 (66%)
Brian Travis 12,951 (34%)
Commissioner Position 5
Roy N. George 34,812 (99%)

Cross Valley Water District

Commissioner Position 1

Ginger Desy 2,379 (49.4%)
Chris Kuehn 2,415 (50.1%)

Highland Water District

Commissioner Position 2

Richard (Dick) Johnson 971 (99%)
Commissioner Position 3
Donovan L. Sheppard 953 (99%)

Lake Stevens Sewer District

Commissioner Position 1

Jim Mitchell 3,074 (98%)

Mukilteo Water District

Commissioner Position 1

Tom Rainville 3,989 (99%)
Commissioner Position 2
Thomas McGrath 3,948 (99%)
Proposition 1

This would merge the Olympus Terrace Sewer District into the Mukilteo Water District.

Yes 4,147 (84%)
No 794 (16%)

Olympic View Water District

Commissioner Position 1

Lora Petso 3,156 (99%)

Olympus Terrace Sewer District

Commissioner Position 1

Yvonne K. Chapman 1,482 (46%)
Joan Thomasson 1,716 (53%)
Proposition 1

This would merge the Olympus Terrace Sewer District into the Mukilteo Water District.

Yes 3,335 (86%)
No 532 (14%)

Silver Lake Water District

Commissioner Position 1

Rod Keppler 4,961 (63%)
Robert B. Wagner 2,921 (37%)

Startup Water District

Commissioner Position 1

Kate Roesler 82 (99%)

Other districts

Hospital District 1

Commissioner Position 2

Neil Watkins 17,883 (99%)

Hospital District 2

Commissioner Position 3

Kimberly Cole 21,992 (68%)
Jack Tawney 10,109 (31%)

Hospital District 3

Commissioner Position 1

John V. Meno 6,041 (99%)
Commissioner Position 4
Steve Peterson 5,960 (99%)

Port of Edmonds

Commissioner District 2

Marianne Burkhart 5,253 (99%)
Commissioner-at-large Position 4
James Orvis 5,299 (99%)

Port of Everett

Commissioner District 3

Michael Hoffmann 10,700 (61%)
Don Hopkins 6,749 (39%)

East County Park & Rec District

Commissioner-at-large Position 4

Susan J. Eastman 5,692 (99%)
Commissioner-at-large Position 5
Vincent Portulano 5,656 (99%)

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