Filing week is over, and plenty of faces from the Plateau will be vying to make it out of the September primary election.
Here’s the rundown of the local candidate filings:
Washington State Governor
- Max Sampson (R-Black Diamond) will run for governor against frontrunners Jay Inslee (D-Seattle) and Rob McKenna (R-Seattle) among others.
- At the state level, Cathy Dahlquist (R-Enumclaw) will fight to keep her spot representing the 31st District in the House Pos. 1 seat. Brian L. Gunn (D-Auburn) will run against her. Chris Hurst (E-Indep. Democrat) will fight to keep his Pos. 2 seat by running for another term; he is challenged by former Auburn School Board director Lisa Connors (R-Auburn).
Congressional District No. 8
- Six candidates have filed to serve Enumclaw and greater Plateau area all the way to Kittitas County. Those candidates are: Keith Swank (P-Republican), Dave Reichert (R-Issaquah), Karen Porterfield (D-Issaquah), James Windle (No Party-Snoqualmie Pass), Ernest Huber (R-Issaquah) and Keith Arnold (D-Auburn).
King County Sheriff
- Interim Sheriff Steve Strachan will run against John Urquhart, former public information officer for the Sheriff's Office.
See the PDF with this story for a full list of candidate filings from King County Elections.