34th district Section

ELECTION RESULTS 2: Nguyen extends lead over Braddock for 34th District

ELECTION RESULTS 2: Nguyen extends lead over Braddock for 34th District

The second round of results for Tuesday’s (Aug. 7) Primary Election were released by King County Elections on Wednesday afternoon (Aug. 8), and Joe Nguyen has extended his lead over Shannon Braddock... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Three reasons my wife Lois Schipper will be a great 34th District State Senator

Three reasons my wife Lois Schipper will be a great 34th District State Senator

From Advertiser Lois Schipper for State Senate: Dear Neighbor: With our current State Senator retiring, my amazing wife Lois Schipper is running for the State Senate. Our 34th District includes Burien,... [Read more]

Darla Green, Debi Wagner file for 34th District State Senate position

Darla Green, Debi Wagner file for 34th District State Senate position

Friday, May 18, was the deadline for candidates to file for Washington’s 34th state senate district – most recently represented by retiring Democrat Sen. Sharon Nelson – and some familiar... [Read more]

Senate Majority Leader Sen. Sharon Nelson retiring, won’t seek re-election

Senate Majority Leader Sen. Sharon Nelson retiring, won’t seek re-election

Democratic Senate Majority Leader Sharon Nelson announced this week that she is retiring, and won’t seek re-election this year. “It is time for me to return next year to being a wife, mother, grandmother... [Read more]

34th Legislative District Telephone Town Hall will be Wednesday, March 15

34th Legislative District Telephone Town Hall will be Wednesday, March 15

A Telephone Town Hall for residents in the 34th Legislative District – which includes the Burien area – will be held on Wednesday, March 15, from 6 – 7 p.m. Calls will go out to thousands of homes... [Read more]

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: 34th District GOP Chair thanks supporters

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: 34th District GOP Chair thanks supporters

[EDITOR’S NOTE: The following is a Letter to the Editor, written by a Reader. It does not necessarily reflect the opinion of The B-Town Blog nor its staff:] Donald Trump provided the nation with... [Read more]

Mr. Fitzgibbon Goes To Olympia, Looks To Brighter Days For The State

Mr. Fitzgibbon Goes To Olympia, Looks To Brighter Days For The State

by Mark Neuman For most newly elected public officials, the first day on the job usually involves a touch of ceremony and tradition, with the real work beginning the very next day. But for 34th District... [Read more]

Once A Candidate, ‘Mac’ McElroy Enjoys Birthday, Contemplates Future

Once A Candidate, ‘Mac’ McElroy Enjoys Birthday, Contemplates Future

by Mark Neuman “Running for office is the coolest thing I’ve ever done,” said Geoffrey (Mac) McElroy, Navy veteran and proprietor of the Triangle Tavern and candidate for State Representative from... [Read more]

ELECTION UPDATE: Fitzgibbon, McDermott Still Winning

ELECTION UPDATE: Fitzgibbon, McDermott Still Winning

UPDATE 11/3/10: Here are Wednesday’s (Nov. 3rd), King County Elections returns for Tuesday night’s general election: Keep in mind that these are still preliminary results, and the final, certified... [Read more]

PHOTOS: Scenes From Local Candidates’ Election Night Parties

PHOTOS: Scenes From Local Candidates’ Election Night Parties

BTB Reporter Mark Neuman was out and about Tuesday night (Nov. 2nd), crashing as many local election-related parties as he could, the proof of which are presented in the form of photos shot by him of both... [Read more]

Mike Heavey Pursues Family Tradition In Seeking State House Seat

Mike Heavey Pursues Family Tradition In Seeking State House Seat

by Jack Mayne A first-time candidate from a family with a well-known political name, Mike Heavey, 30, lives on Alki in West Seattle where he grew up. “I think a lot of people thought I would spend all... [Read more]

Burien’s Joe Fitzgibbon Wants To Add His Younger Voice To Legislature

Burien’s Joe Fitzgibbon Wants To Add His Younger Voice To Legislature

by Jack Mayne Joe Fitzgibbon’s statement in the state voter’s pamphlet says that he “will bring a fresh perspective and a strong voice to change Olympia.” That sounds like a big ambition for... [Read more]

Fitzgibbon, Heavey Make Pitch For Votes At B-Town Blog Forum

Fitzgibbon, Heavey Make Pitch For Votes At B-Town Blog Forum

Candidates and Panelists make final preparations before starting Tuesday night's Candidates Forum. Photo by Scott Schaefer. by Ralph Nichols [REPORTER’S NOTE: Writing on the fast-paced exchanges... [Read more]

REMINDER: Will Fitzgibbon & Heavey Pick Bones With Each Other Tuesday?

REMINDER: Will Fitzgibbon & Heavey Pick Bones With Each Other Tuesday?

REMINDER: The B-Town Blog is hosting our fourth Candidates Debate Tuesday, Oct. 12th, from 7pm – 8:10pm, featuring the two candidates running for the State House of Representatives, 34th District, Position... [Read more]

It’s Fitzgibbon vs Heavey In Next B-Town Blog Candidates Debate Tuesday

It’s Fitzgibbon vs Heavey In Next B-Town Blog Candidates Debate Tuesday

Everyone is again invited to attend – and participate in – the next B-Town Blog Candidates Debate, set for Tuesday, Oct. 12th at 7pm, when Joe Fitzgibbon and Mike Heavey will face off at the ERAC Building... [Read more]

Save The Dates: B-Town Blog Sponsoring Two Big Debates Sept. 28 & Oct. 12

Save The Dates: B-Town Blog Sponsoring Two Big Debates Sept. 28 & Oct. 12

The B-Town Blog is proud to announce that we’ll be sponsoring two upcoming Candidate Debates involving a couple of important local races…and YOU! We’ll be posting more information on... [Read more]

Heavey Holds Slim Lead Over Fitzgibbon As They Prepare For Nov. Face-Off

Heavey Holds Slim Lead Over Fitzgibbon As They Prepare For Nov. Face-Off

by Ralph Nichols Just 21 votes separate 34th Legislative District candidates Mike Heavey and Joe Fitzgibbon after a second day of counting ballots cast in the Aug. 17 primary election. Fitzgibbon gained... [Read more]

Sponsored Post Welcome Advertiser Geoffrey (Mac) McElroy, Candidate For State Representative

Welcome Advertiser Geoffrey (Mac) McElroy, Candidate For State Representative

We welcome our latest Advertiser, Geoffrey (Mac) McElroy. He’s running for State Representative in the 34th District, Position 2. Mac decided to run for office because he says “there hasn’t been... [Read more]

34th District Democrats Endorse Marcee Stone For State Representative

34th District Democrats Endorse Marcee Stone For State Representative

by Mark Neuman Receiving about two-thirds of the votes cast, Marcee Stone earned the endorsement of the 34th District Democrats last night (May 12), in the race to replace Sharon Nelson as State Representative,... [Read more]

PHOTOS & AUDIO: 34th District Candidates Duke It Out In Burien

PHOTOS & AUDIO: 34th District Candidates Duke It Out In Burien

by Ralph Nichols Candidate filing for this year’s primary and general elections doesn’t begin for another month, but the four hopefuls for state representative from the 34th Legislative District,... [Read more]

REMINDER: Our 34th District Candidates Forum Is Tuesday Night

REMINDER: Our 34th District Candidates Forum Is Tuesday Night

The first-ever B-Town Blog Candidates Forum will be held this Tuesday night, April 27th, from 7pm – 8:30pm at the Highline Performing Arts Center, located at 401 South 152nd Street next to Highline... [Read more]

Our 34th District Candidates Forum Will Be Hosted By KVI's John Carlson

Our 34th District Candidates Forum Will Be Hosted By KVI's John Carlson

The first-ever B-Town Blog Candidates Forum will be held next Tuesday night, April 27th, and will not only feature all of the four announced candidates for 34th District State Rep., Pos. 2, but it will... [Read more]

This Ain't Cuba! B-Town Blog Sponsors Candidates Forum April 27 In Burien!

This Ain't Cuba! B-Town Blog Sponsors Candidates Forum April 27 In Burien!

There have been some great, classic Candidate Debates in political history: Lincoln-Douglas 1860 Kennedy-Nixon 1960 Carter-Reagan 1980 Carlson-Locke 2000 (Carlson-Locke? Well, anyway…) And now…the... [Read more]

BREAKING: Sabra Schneider Withdraws From 34th District Race Due To Injuries

BREAKING: Sabra Schneider Withdraws From 34th District Race Due To Injuries

On Monday (April 5), we received a press release stating that 34th District candidate Sabra Schneider was withdrawing from the race for Rep. Sharon Nelson’s seat (Pos. #2) due to a torn ACL and MCL... [Read more]