Latest election returns favor leaders in close races in Snoqualmie Valley
November 10, 2011
By Dan Catchpole
Vote returns Thursday all but put an end to three close races in Snoqualmie Valley.
Snoqualmie Valley School Board candidate Geoff Doy increased his lead over incumbent Caroline Loudenback. Doy, who ran on a reform platform, leads by 80 votes with 40 percent of all potential votes tallied. King County election officials had expected a 52 percent turnout across the county.
Doy trailed on Election Day, but overtook Loudenback on Wednesday.
In the only contested race for North Bend City Council, Ryan Kolodejchuk took a dominant lead over Piper Muoio for an open seat. Kolodejchuk extended his lead from 39 to 71 votes with 45.6 percent of potential votes counted.
Reform candidate Gene Pollard increased his lead over Karyn Denton for a position on King County Public Hospital District’s board of commissioners. Pollard leads Denton by 43 votes.
|Snoqualmie Valley School Board, Director No. 2|
|North Bend City Council Position No. 7|
|King County Public Hospital District, Commissioner No. 3|