As of Tuesday night, all of the Northshore School Board incumbents are faring well in the crowded primary race.
Out of the 11 candidates who sought the open seats on the board, only six people will remain on the ballot for the Nov. 2 general election. The Aug. 3 primary election determines the top two candidates in each race.
According to initial King County race results, all three incumbents will advance to the general election. Candidates Elizabeth Crowley, Chris Roberdeau and Amy Felt will likely fill the second spot in each race.
In the race for District No. 1, incumbent Jacqueline McGourty so far has received the most votes, with 51% compared to candidate Elizabeth Crowley who gained 24%. Brian Travis received 14% of the vote, followed by Michael Albrecht with about 11%.
In the race for District No. 4, incumbent Sandy Hayes has earned 53% of the vote. As of Aug. 3, candidate Chris Roberdeau has garnered 27% of the vote, with Katya Bautista closely behind at about 19%.
In the race for District No. 5, incumbent Amy Cast is leading the group with about 41% of the ballots cast in her favor. Candidate Amy Felt is following closely with 29%. Candidates Angela Chapman and Jasmine Fry both received about 14.5% of the vote.
The final precinct-level election results will be posted on the King County elections website on Aug. 18. About 17.7% of registered voters participated in the primary for the Northshore School Board races, according to preliminary election data.
The general election is Tuesday, Nov. 2.