With last week marking the official filing deadline, Federal Way voters have many federal and state races to decide in the upcoming Aug. 2 primary and Nov. 8 general election.
The races in the Federal Way area include one for Congress as incumbent Adam Smith (D-District 9) tries to retain his seat.
The 30th Legislative District covers Federal Way, part of Des Moines, Milton, Algona and Pacific. District 30 includes a state Senate race and two House races.
The two candidates with the most votes in the primary advance to the general election. Candidates had the week of May 16-20 to file with King County Elections.
In the race for King County Prosecutor, Jim Ferrell, who is the mayor of Federal Way, has raised $154,575 and has spent $27,318 with $35,547 in debt. Leesa Manion, who is the current chief of staff for the King County Prosecuting Attorney’s Office, has raised $92,542 and has spent $30,199 with $5,051 in debt. With two candidates, voters will decide this race in the Nov. 8 general election.
In the 30th District Senate race, Democrat incumbent Claire Wilson, of Federal Way, has raised $79,941 and has spent $41,313, according to the state Public Disclosure Commission (PDC) website on May 25. Republican candidate Linda Kochmar, who is the Federal Way City Council president, has raised $24,183 and has spent $11,771. Republican Mark W. Christie, of Federal Way, has filed, but has no campaign finances listed on the PDC website.
In the 30th District House Position No. 1 race, Democrat incumbent Jamila E. Taylor, of Federal Way, has raised $57,741 and has spent $12,873. Republican Casey Jones, who is a commander with the Federal Way Police Department, has raised $1,246 and spent $795. Republican candidate Paul McDaniel, of Federal Way, has raised $300 with no spending. There are no financial reports filed for challenger Janis Clark, who prefers the GOP party.
In the 30th District House Position No. 2 race, Democrat Carey Anderson, of Federal Way, has raised $42,587 and has spent $341. Democrat Kristine Reeves, of Federal Way, has raised $55,062 and has spent $4,006. Republican Ashli Tagoai, of Milton, has raised $9,523 and has spent $2,361. Candidate C. Mark Greene, of Federal Way, has not filed any financial reports.
Candidates for State Legislative District 30 State Senator
■ Claire Wilson* (Democrat)
■ Mark W. Christie (Republican)
■ Linda Kochmar (Republican)
State Rep. Pos. 1
■ Janis Clark (GOP)
■ Casey Jones (Republican)
■ Paul McDaniel (Republican)
■ Jamila E. Taylor* (Democrat)
State Rep. Pos. 2
■ Carey Anderson (Democrat)
■ C. Mark Greene (GOP)
■ Kristine Reeves (Democrat)
■ Ashli Tagoai (Republican)
King County Prosecuting Attorney
■ Leesa Manion
■ Jim Ferrell
Federal Congressional District 9 U.S. Representative
■ Doug Basler (Republican)
■ David Michael Anderson (Independent)
■ Adam Smith* (Democratic)
■ Sea M. Chan (Republican)
■ Seth D Pedersen (Republican)
■ Stephanie Gallardo (Democratic)