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With just a few days left, some ballots for Tuesday’s election delayed

With just a few days left, some ballots for Tuesday’s election delayed

Not all ballots for the February Special Election were mailed on time due to an error at the state level. Remaining ballots were mailed Wednesday, Feb. 7, and the voting deadline is Tuesday, Feb. 13 at... [Read more]

ELECTION: School Bond inches up to 57.68% approval Thursday night

ELECTION: School Bond inches up to 57.68% approval Thursday night

King County Elections released the fourth round of results for Tuesday’s election, and the Highline School District Bond continues to inch up, now with 57.68% approving as of Thursday night, Nov.... [Read more]

REMINDER: Primary Election Ballots due in Mail/Drop Box by 8pm Tuesday!

REMINDER: Primary Election Ballots due in Mail/Drop Box by 8pm Tuesday!

You have until 8 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 5 to drop your ballot off in this Ballot Drop Box, located on SW 152nd near City Hall. REMINDER: Ballots for the 2014 Primary Election are due by 8 p.m. Tuesday, Aug.... [Read more]

ELECTION RESULTS: Early results show all City Council incumbents losing

ELECTION RESULTS: Early results show all City Council incumbents losing

The first round of results for Tuesday’s (Nov. 5) General Election have been released, and the early tallies for Burien City Council shows that all the current incumbents (Block, McGilton, Clark)... [Read more]

King County to Mail Ballots Wednesday for Aug. 7 Primary Election

King County to Mail Ballots Wednesday for Aug. 7 Primary Election

Voters can drop their ballots in this new ballot box on SW 152nd Street at 5th Place SW near Burien Town Square. King County Elections will mail about 1.1 million ballots to voters via the U.S. Postal... [Read more]

ELECTION UPDATE: Edgar, Krakowiak, Robison Win Burien City Council Seats

ELECTION UPDATE: Edgar, Krakowiak, Robison Win Burien City Council Seats

UPDATE 11/10/11: King County Elections released the latest, and most likely definitive returns for Tuesday’s election, and we can safely say that two anti-annexation candidates – Bob Edgar and... [Read more]

UPDATE: Edgar Extends Lead Over Shaw; Krakowiak, Robison Still Ahead

UPDATE: Edgar Extends Lead Over Shaw; Krakowiak, Robison Still Ahead

UPDATE 11/9/11: The second round of returns for Tuesday’s General Election are in, and with 31.13% counted, anti-annexation candidate Bob Edgar has extended his lead over incumbent Gordon Shaw to... [Read more]

REMINDER: Hey B-Town Americans, Be Sure To Mail Your Ballots In Today!

REMINDER: Hey B-Town Americans, Be Sure To Mail Your Ballots In Today!

REMINDER: TODAY (Tuesday, Nov. 8th) is the deadline to send in your mail-in ballots for the General Election, which includes voting on three seats on Burien’s City Council (read about our most recent... [Read more]

ELECTION: Early Returns Favor Krakowiak & ‘Non-Candidate’ Edgar

ELECTION: Early Returns Favor Krakowiak & ‘Non-Candidate’ Edgar

The early returns of Tuesday’s Primary Election results are in, with a couple of surprises, including a six-percent lead by ‘non-candidate’ Bob Edgar over incumbent Gordon Shaw for Burien’s... [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]

Vote Yet? If Not, Here’s Where To Return Your Ballot Today…

Vote Yet? If Not, Here’s Where To Return Your Ballot Today…

Today, Tuesday, Nov. 2nd, is Election Day, which means that if indeed you are a good, upstanding American citizen, you have until closing time at your local post office to get your ballot postmarked, or... [Read more]

UPDATE: County Certifies Primary Results; Highest Turnout Since ’04

UPDATE: County Certifies Primary Results; Highest Turnout Since ’04

King County Elections certified the results of the Aug. 17th Primary Election Wednesday morning (Sept. 1st), and announced a total voter turnout of 39 percent, the highest for a primary since 2004, with... [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]

Early Election Results: Heavey, Fitzgibbon; McDermott, Toledo Leading

Early Election Results: Heavey, Fitzgibbon; McDermott, Toledo Leading

King County Elections posted its “early returns” for Tuesday night’s (Aug. 17) primary, and with between 22 – 24% of the mail-in ballots counted, it looks like it’s going to be... [Read more]

Mail Your Ballots – Primary Election Is Tuesday, Aug. 17th

Mail Your Ballots – Primary Election Is Tuesday, Aug. 17th

by Ralph Nichols Voters in Burien, Normandy Park and North Highline will help decide the only two contested races in the Highline area on the Aug.17 primary election ballot. Ballots must be postmarked... [Read more]

Our Burien City Council Online Candidate Forum – Position #1: Sue Blazak vs Jack Block, Jr.

Our Burien City Council Online Candidate Forum – Position #1: Sue Blazak vs Jack Block, Jr.

With the deadline to mail ballots for the Nov. 3rd general election just days away, we here at The B-Town Blog have created our own online forum which consists of answers to five relevant questions we... [Read more]