Primary election results: Maloney and Moore lead council races; Gregory leads school board race

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King County Elections has reported the initial results of the Aug. 6, 2013, primary election. Below are results from Federal Way races as of Tuesday night. Votes are still being counted. Results will be certified Aug. 20. To learn more, visit

Federal Way City Council position 2

• Kelly Maloney: 51.56 percent

• Mark Koppang: 31.99 percent

• Anthony Murrietta: 16.11 percent

Notes: Maloney was appointed to the city council in January 2013 to fill a vacant position. She is running to retain her seat.

Federal Way City Council position 6

• Martin Moore: 46.37 percent

• Diana Noble-Gulliford: 40.27 percent

• Ryan Miller: 13.02 percent

Notes: Noble-Gulliford was appointed to the city council in January 2013 to fill a vacant position. She is running to retain her seat.

Moore and Noble-Gulliford also emailed statements to The Mirror.

"I’m deeply humbled by the confidence of voters as their first choice in yesterday’s primary and am especially appreciative of all of the help from supporters," Moore wrote. "We knew this would be a challenging campaign, but I believe our message of bringing a different style of leadership and a more accessible city government prevailed. We’ve been working hard to meet people across Federal Way, and I’m looking forward to continuing to meet with citizens as we move to the general election."

"I feel confident that I will win in the general election," Noble-Gulliford wrote. "Federal Way voters want a knowledgeable leader with integrity. It is very clear that this is what stands out as the difference between myself and my opponent."

Federal Way School Board position 4

• Carol Gregory: 45.19 percent

• Medgar Wells: 36.85 percent

• K. Lance Barton: 17.53 percent

Notes: This school board position is being vacated by Angela Griffin, who will not seek another term.

Learn more

To learn more about the candidates, click here to read a recap of The Mirror's primary election forum, held July 31.

(Pictured: On Aug. 6, Kelly Maloney met with supporters for a primary election gathering at Mooyah Burgers, Fries and Shakes.)

(Pictured: On Aug. 6, council candidate Martin Moore enjoys food with supporters including Hope Elder in a primary election night gathering at The Ram.)

(Pictured: On Aug. 6, Diana Noble-Gulliford and her husband, Paul Gulliford, met with supporters at Mooyah Burgers, Fries and Shakes.)


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