Washington state’s primary election will be held Aug. 2.
In King County, ballots were mailed on Wednesday, July 13. Ballot drop boxes open July 14 and remain open until 8 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 2. Only the top two candidates of the primary elections advance to the General Election, which will be held Nov. 8.
Federal Way is in Congressional District 9 and represented by Legislative District 30, which also encompasses Algona, Auburn, Milton and Pacific. For Federal Way, here who is on your ballot:
(* indicates incumbent candidate)
Congressional District 9, U.S. Representative
- Doug Basler (Prefers Republican Party)
- David Michael Anderson (Prefers Independent Party)
- Adam Smith (Prefers Democratic Party)*
- Sea M. Chan (Prefers Republican Party)
- Seth D Pedersen (Prefers Republican Party)
- Stephanie Gallardo (Prefers Democratic Party)
Legislative District 30, State Senator
- Claire Wilson (Prefers Democratic Party)*
- Mark W. Christie (Prefers Republican Party)
- Linda Kochmar (Prefers Republican Party)
Legislative District 30, State Representative Pos. 1
- Paul McDaniel (Prefers Republican Party)
- Janis Clark (Prefers GOP Party)
- Jamila E. Taylor (Prefers Democratic Party)*
- Casey Jones (Prefers Republican Party)
Legislative District 30, State Representative Pos. 2
- Carey Anderson (Prefers Democratic Party)
- C. Mark Greene (Prefers GOP [Abe Lincoln] Party)
- Kristine Reeves (Prefers Democratic Party)
- Ashli Tagoai (Prefers Republican Party)
In the 30th District Senate race, Democrat incumbent Claire Wilson, of Federal Way, has raised $149,282 and has spent $84,493, according to the state Public Disclosure Commission (PDC) website on July 13. Republican candidate Linda Kochmar, who is the Federal Way City Council president, has raised $91,408 and has spent $28,260. Republican Mark W. Christie, of Federal Way, has no raised campaign finances listed on the PDC website, but has spent $5,016.
In the 30th District House Position No. 1 race, Democrat incumbent Jamila E. Taylor, of Federal Way, has raised $117,130 and has spent $56,505. Republican Casey Jones, who is a commander with the Federal Way Police Department, has raised $26,023 and has spent $6,739. Republican candidate Paul McDaniel, of Federal Way, has raised $2,225 with no spending reported. 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 $64,343 and has spent $8,833. Democrat Kristine Reeves, of Federal Way, has raised $71,509 and has spent $22,657. Republican Ashli Tagoai, of Milton, has raised $76,938 and has spent $60,614. Candidate C. Mark Greene, of Federal Way, filed for mini reporting, which is available only to candidates who raise and spend no more than $5,000.
To check your voter registration or to register, visit VoteWA.gov. To find out more about each candidate, visit kingcounty.gov.