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November 19, 2001

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King County and local elections update

The following are the election results from state, county and city races as of Nov. 15. The count does not represent all of the absentee ballots. The elections office estimates a final tally of those will not be complete until Nov. 20.
   € Denotes incumbent
   State of Washington Ballot Measures
   Initiative
   Measure 747
   (concerning limiting property taxes) - Yes King County 203,532 (48.42%); No King County 216,812 (51.58%) Yes Statewide 796,285 (57.73%); No Statewide 582,903 (42.26%)
   Initiative
   Measure 773
   (concerning additional tobacco taxes for low-income health programs) - Yes 305,054 (72.63%); No 114,933 (27.37%)
   Initiative
   Measure 775
   (creates a "home care quality authority") - Yes 259,029 (63.18%); No 150,941 (36.82%)
   Engrossed Senate Joint Resolution 8208
   (constitutional amendment to allow use of temporary superior court judges to hear cases on a temporary basis) - Approved 296,946 (74.73%); Rejected 100,406 (25.27%)
   House Joint
   Resolution 4202
   (constitutional amendment on the investment of state funds) - Approved 185,590 (48.03%); Rejected 200,799 (51.97%)
   King County Ballot Measures
   Proposed Charter Amendment No. 1
   (concerning adopting language which guarantees the free exercise of religion) - Approved 225,172 (57.66%); Rejected 165,312 (42.34%)
   Proposition No. 1
   (concerning Medic One renewal of property tax levy for six years) - Approved 330,642 (80.73%); Rejected 78,935 (19.27%)
   Northshore Park & Recreation Service Area
   Proposition No. 1
   (concerning 20-year tax levy for Adult Day Center) - Approved 10,664 (62.93%); Rejected 6,281 (37.07%)
   Metropolitan King County Races
   Sheriff
   Dave Reichert€, Nonpartisan (NP), unopposed, 288,536 (100%)
   King County
   Executive
   Santos Contreras, Republican (Rep), 139,946 (34.80%)
   David Fries, Libertarian, 17,154 (4.27%)
   Ron Sims€, Democrat (Dem), 245,080 (60.94%)
   King County
   Council
   District 1
   Carolyn Edmonds, Dem, 19,710 (60.54%)
   Ed Sterner, Rep, 12,845 (39.46%)
   District 3
   Kathy Lambert, Rep, 17,445 (63.83%)
   Kristy Sullivan, Dem, 9,887 (36.17%)
   District 11
   Jane Hague€, Rep, unopposed, 17,656 (100%)
   Port of Seattle
   Position 1
   Jack Block€, NP, 147,547 (49.58%)
   Lawrence Molloy, NP, 150,049 (50.42%)
   Position 3
   Paige Miller*, NP, 194,317 (62.22%)
   Richard Pope, NP, 113,059 (36.78%)
   Position 4
   Christopher R. Cain, NP, 126,206 (43.57%)
   Pat Davis€, NP, 163,433 (56.43%)
   City of Bothell
   Council
   Position 1
   Patrick Ewing, NP, 1,815 (52.72%)
   Mike Noblet€, NP, 1,628 (47.28%)
   Position 3
   Robert (Bob) Bandarra€, NP, 1,724 (54.54%)
   James L. DuVall, NP, 1,437 (45.46%)
   Position 5
   Mike Johnson, NP, 1,637 (49.04%)
   Jeff Merrill€, NP, 1,701 (50.96%)
   Position 7
   Lee Fjellanger, NP, 1,431 (42.74%)
   Sandy Guinn€, NP, 1,917 (57.26%)
   City of Kenmore Council
   Position 2
   Steven Colwell€, NP, 2,598 (68.64%)
   David Pomeranz, NP, 1,187 (31.36%)
   Position 4
   Jack V. Crawford€, NP, unopposed, 3,297 (100%)
   Position 6
   Rachel W. Hawkridge, NP, 953 (24.90%)
   Marcia Schwendiman€, NP, 2,875 (75.10%)
   City of Woodinville Council
   Position 1
   Chuck Price, NP, unopposed, 1,247 (100%)
   Position 2
   Cathy Wiederhold€, NP, unopposed, 1,278 (100%)
   Position 3
   Carol A. Bogue€, NP, unopposed, 1,278 (100%)
   Position 5
   Robert R. (Bob) Miller€, NP, unopposed, 1,289 (100%)
   Position 6
   Gareth A. Grube€, NP, unopposed, 1,266 (100%)
   Position 7
   Don Brocha€, NP, unopposed, 1,304 (100%)
   Northshore School District No. 417
   Director
   District 1
   Ruby R. Mohar, NP, 2,884 (25.09%)
   Vicki Opsata€, NP, 8,612 (74.91%)
   District 4
   Gene Hawkridge, NP, unopposed, 9,517 (100%)
   District 5
   Cathy Swanson, NP, unopposed, 9,965 (100%)
   Woodinville Fire & Life Safety
   Commissioner
   Position 2
   Stephen Burdon II, NP, unopposed, 5,274 (100%)
   Position 4
   Roy H. Bleikamp€, NP, unopposed, 5,250 (100%)
   Woodinville Water District Commissioner
   Position 2
   Edward Cebron, NP, 3,083 (47.93%)
   Tim Matson, NP, 3,349 (52.07%)
   Public Hospital District No. 2
   Commissioner
   Position 2
   Rebecca Hirt€, NP, unopposed, 29,577 (100%)
   Position 3
   R. August Kempf€, NP, unopposed, 29,326 (100%)
   Position 5
   Jeanette Greenfield€, NP, 18,025 (51.51%)
   Eric J. Greenwood, NP, 16,966 (48.49%)