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County’s voter turnout high for presidential primary

  • May 18, 2016 at 5:00PM

There’s keen interest in the May 24 presidential primary elected among Island County voters, even though the results are unlikely to effect the race.

 

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Two women vie for Whidbey General Hospital seat

  • Oct 21, 2015 at 2:00PM

Incumbent Nancy Fey, a retired pharmacist, wants to continue to serve in position No. 4, which represents parts of North Whidbey. She’s challenged by Erika Carnahan, who works in medical administration.

Democratic newcomer challenges House Republican

  • Nov 1, 2012 at 12:11PM

In what has chalked up as one of the friendliest races of the year, 10th Legislative District incumbent Norma Smith is defending the Position 1 seat from challenger Aaron Simpson. Smith, R-Clinton, has held the seat since her appointment in late 2007. A former writer and operations manager for a communications firm, Smith’s political achievements include terms on the South Whidbey School Board and six years as special assistant to the late Congressman Jack Metcalf. By comparison, Simpson, a Democrat from Langley, is a political newcomer with no experience in public office.

District 1 candidates reveal a study in contrasts

  • Oct 25, 2012 at 12:00PM

Who to choose? Political newcomer Jeff Lauderdale or incumbent Island County Commissioner Helen Price Johnson couldn’t be more different in their views about how Island County government should be run. Lauderdale, a Republican, believes the board’s priorities are askew, that in a time when revenue is scarce, law and justice needs should be satisfied above all else.

Differences stark in District 2 Commissioner race

  • Oct 25, 2012 at 12:00PM

The tension between the two candidates vying to represent North Whidbey residents on the Board of Island County Commissioners started before either of them ran for public office. The city of Oak Harbor was considering a measure that would have lead to a large development on the south end of the city.

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