ELECTION: Olguin & Manning; Wagner & Matta; Green & Tosta; Marx & Janssen


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The first round of results for Tuesday’s (Aug. 1) Primary Election have been released, and with 18.05% of the votes counted, here’s how the Burien City Council horse race – of 17 candidates running for four seats – is shaping up.

The top two vote-getters for each seat will move onto the Nov. 7 General Election.

Of note:

  • Incumbent Debi Wagner has received the most votes so far – 2,674/58.05%
  • Incumbent Steve Armstrong is currently in third place for Position No. 7, behind Patty Janssen by 22 votes

City of Burien Council Position No. 1:

  • Pedro E. Olguin: 1,460 • 31.64%
  • Joel Manning: 1,324 • 28.69%
  • Gary Wood: 930 • 20.15%
  • Charles Schaefer: 745 • 16.14%
  • Robert L. Richmond, III: 142 • 3.08%
  • Write-in: 14 • 0.30%

City of Burien Council Position No. 3:

  • Debi Wagner*: 2,674 • 58.05%
  • Jimmy Matta: 1,496 • 32.48%
  • Austin Tucker: 402 • 8.73%
  • Write-in: 34 • 0.74%

City of Burien Council Position No. 5:

  • Darla Green: 1,723 • 37.09%
  • Nancy Tosta*: 1,551 • 33.39%
  • Jill Esau: 758 • 16.32%
  • Mary Russell: 596 • 12.83%
  • Write-in: 17 • 0.37%

City of Burien Council Position No. 7:

  • Krystal Marx: 1,176 • 25.28%
  • Patty Janssen: 1,138 • 24.47%
  • Steve Armstrong*: 1,116 • 23.99%
  • Trevor Gage: 802 • 17.24%
  • Martin Culbert: 405 • 8.71%
  • Write-in: 14 • 0.30%

*Indicates incumbent

As we sift through other results, we’ll update this post, so hit “Refresh” to see the latest.

We’ll post another update on Wednesday, Aug. 2, so stay tuned…

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7 Responses to “ELECTION: Olguin & Manning; Wagner & Matta; Green & Tosta; Marx & Janssen”
  1. Question Authority says:

    The way the results are coming in the November election will broke into two distinct ideological positions.

    #1 Burien focused, crime reducing, business friendly with environmental stewardship, and the sole purpose of bettering Burien

    #2 Self serving, puppets of outside entities, disruptive, grandstanding, single focus Leftist/Socialist/SJW/Cupcake Coalition ideals, and most importantly nothing to do with actually running a City.

    Look at the current reality brought to you by the current #2 associated members of the Council. They have done enough damage already to this City, make sure with your vote it never happens again. Sincerely QA

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