L-R: School board candidate Quentin Morris and Lakehaven commissioner candidate Laura Belvin stand with city council candidates Jack Dovey, Jack Walsh, Daniel Miller and Erica Norton on Nov. 2. Photo courtesy of Bruce Honda

L-R: School board candidate Quentin Morris and Lakehaven commissioner candidate Laura Belvin stand with city council candidates Jack Dovey, Jack Walsh, Daniel Miller and Erica Norton on Nov. 2. Photo courtesy of Bruce Honda

Election results: 4 newcomers leading Federal Way City Council races

Incumbents trailing behind in Tuesday night’s preliminary results.

The Federal Way City Council may see four new faces, according to preliminary results from King County Elections.

Federal Way City Council Position 2 candidate Erica Norton earned 60% of the votes to opponent and incumbent Greg Baruso’s 39% of the votes.

In the Position 4 race, incumbent Hoang Tran is narrowly behind with 48% of the votes. Opponent Daniel Miller garnered nearly 51% of the votes, as of the Nov. 3 ballot count update.

For Position 5, challenger Jack Walsh has received 51% of votes so far, according to early election results. Incumbent Leandra Craft — who was appointed to the council in 2020 — is closely trailing with 48% of the votes.

In Position 6, Former Mayor Jack Dovey is leading with 53% of votes, while challenger Renae Seam has 46% of votes.

So far, 10,982 ballots have been counted in Federal Way as of Nov. 3, according to King County Elections ballot return data.

Election results will be certified Tuesday, Nov. 23.




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