ELECTION 2013: Martin Moore will run for city council seat

Martin Moore is a candidate for Federal Way City Council. - Courtesy photo
Martin Moore is a candidate for Federal Way City Council.
— image credit: Courtesy photo

Mirror staff reports:

Martin Moore has announced his candidacy for Federal Way City Council position 6. A first-time candidate, Moore has worked on past campaigns for State Rep. Roger Freeman and Councilman Bob Celski, among others. He is currently Freeman’s legislative aide.

Moore will run for the seat held by Diana Noble-Gulliford, who was appointed to fill Freeman’s vacant council position in January. Noble-Gulliford told The Mirror she plans to run for election, but has not officially declared.

Moore grew up in Federal Way and has previously served on the city’s Parks and Recreation Commission. He also worked with the school district’s AmeriCorps program. To learn more, visit

Filing deadline for candidates is May 13-17. All candidates are required to disclose campaign finances/donations with the Public Disclosure Commission (PDC) at

2013 candidate recap:

• Federal Way Mayor Skip Priest announced his bid for re-election. Priest was the city’s first elected mayor, winning about 52 percent of the vote in 2010. So far, no challengers have come forward.

• For city council position two, Kelly Maloney and Mark Koppang have declared their candidacies. Maloney was appointed to the seat in January and is running to keep the seat. Koppang previously ran for council in 2011.

• South King Fire and Rescue Commissioner Bill Gates announced his bid for re-election for position one. He was first elected to the board in 2001 and was re-elected in 2007.


We encourage an open exchange of ideas on this story's topic, but we ask you to follow our guidelines for respecting community standards. Personal attacks, inappropriate language, and off-topic comments may be removed, and comment privileges revoked, per our Terms of Use. Please see our FAQ if you have questions or concerns about using Facebook to comment.

Read the Oct 21
Green Edition

Browse the print edition page by page, including stories and ads.

Browse the archives.

Friends to Follow

View All Updates