As of the King County Elections deadline of 5 p.m. on Friday, May 19, below are the candidates who have filed to run for seats on the Burien City Council in the 2023 election.

There are three open positions for the council this year, with a Primary Election set for Aug. 1, 2023.

The two top vote getters for each position will advance to the General Election on Nov. 7, 2023.

Candidates can withdraw from the race on Monday, May 22, 2023; if any do, we’ll update this post.

  • NOTE: Candidates are listed in the order that KC Elections has listed, and includes links to the Elections website for each.
  • NOTE: *Denotes incumbent.

City of Burien, Council Position No. 2:

City of Burien, Council Position No. 4:

City of Burien, Council Position No. 6:

NOTE: Because there are only two candidates vying for Position No. 6, they will not be on the Primary ballot and instead advance directly to the Nov. 7, 2023 General Election ballot.

More info is available on the King County Elections website.

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