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Pierce County Primary Results

Ballots are still being counted, but with 72,148 votes counted (that's just shy of 16% of registered voters), a picture is beginning to emerge for most of the races on yesterday's primary ballot - including a few in Tacoma worth taking note of.

As good, responsible, voting citizens, you all know that an the proposal to build a new Pierce County General Services Building in Tacoma's Lincoln District was on the ballot. This was just an advisory vote, with no real binding power, but it's looking like a fairly decisive lack of support for the building that was supposed to save the public time and money by cosolidating County services just uphill from downtown Tacoma, and just off the freeway.

Results from the primaries for Tacoma's City Council districts 1 and 3 are looking pretty decisive as well.

Here are the results as of 7 a.m. Wednesday morning:

Pierce County Advisory Vote No. 1 (General Services Building)

Yes 30,316 43.76%
No 38,965 56.24%
Over Votes 5  
Under Votes 2,862
 

Tacoma Council District 1

- - Anders Ibsen - 2,571 - 47.30%
- - Tara Doyle-Enneking - 1,277 - 23.49%
- - John Hines - 1,569 - 28.86%
Write-In - 19 - 0.35%
Over Votes 9  
Under Votes 265  

Tacoma Council District 3

- - Whitney Brady - 252 - 10.38%
- - Justin Leighton - 499 - 20.55%
- - Tom McCarthy - 643 - 26.48%
- - Kris Blondin - 191 - 7.87%
- - Valentine Smith - 282 - 11.61%
- - Keith Blocker - 470 - 19.36%
- - Robert Hill - 83 - 3.42%
Write-In 8 0.33%
Over Votes 27  
Under Votes 92
 

Tacoma SD No. 10 Director Pos. 2

- - Will Jenkins, Sr. - 3,428 - 21.03%
- - Catherine Ushka - 8,980 - 55.08%
- - Antonio Wyatt - 1,022 - 6.27%
- - Robert (Bob) Bearden - 2,783 - 17.07%
Write-In - 91 - 0.56%
Over Votes 23  
Under Votes 1,787  

Tacoma SD No. 10 Director Pos. 4

- - Andrea Cobb - 7,587 - 46.54%
- - Alisa Regala O'Hanlon - 6,720 - 41.22%
- - David Carnahan - 1,908 - 11.70%
Write-In - 88 - 0.54%
Over Votes 12  
Under Votes 1,799  

Port of Tacoma Commissioner Pos. 5

- - Dick Walters - 13,921 - 21.33%
- - Clare Petrich - 37,084 - 56.81%
- - Patrick A. Gallagher - 13,917 - 21.32%
Write-In - 358 - 0.55%
Over Votes 59  
Under Votes 6,809  

Find updated results and other races on the Pierce County Auditor website.

For those of you interested in the giant clown car that is the Pierce County charter review committee election process, those results are posted front and center as well. Lots of candidates, lots of opinions... it should make for an interesting public process.


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