Police commander to face incumbent for State Rep. in general election

Incumbent Rep. Jamila Taylor and newcomer Casey Jones secure majority of primary election votes.

Incumbent Jamila Taylor is set to face newcomer Casey Jones for Legislative District 30 State Rep. Pos. 1 in the general election, according to early election results on Aug. 2.

Tuesday’s primary election results show incumbent Democrat Jamila Taylor received over 55% of the vote or about 8,015 votes, King County Election results show.

Newcomer Republican candidate Casey Jones, who is a commander with the Federal Way Police Department, secured 30% of the vote, or about 4,432 votes.

Opponents Paul McDaniel, a Republican, and Janis Clark, of the GOP Party, trailed with 10% of votes and 3% of votes, respectively.

In Federal Way, voting turnout so far lingers at just over 17% with 14,837 ballots counted of the over 82,000 registered voters.

Primary election results are certified Aug. 16. The general election is Tuesday, Nov. 8.

To view the results, visit kingcounty.gov/depts/elections.aspx.