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Kurt Triplett Appointed As King County Executive

The King County Council Monday announced that they’ve unanimously appointed Kurt Triplett as King County Executive, with members citing “his professionalism and knowledge of the issues.”

Triplett was unanimously approved by the council to serve in the role which he took on in early May in an interim capacity after Executive Ron Sims stepped down to join the Obama administration.

Triplett will serve until the results of the November general election for County Executive are certified…

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Blue Ribbon Committee To Review Executive Candidates

As King County Councilmembers jockey for Ron Sims’ upcoming vacating of his King County Executive seat, the council itself released information today about creating a “blue-ribbon committee” to evaluate prospective candidates for his position: Blue-Ribbon Committee to evaluate prospective appointees for King County Executive Transparent process engages citizens in decision to be made by County […]

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‘I’m Running!’ Dow Constantine tells The B-Town Blog

by Mark Neuman Metropolitan King County Council member Dow Constantine has made it official. “I’m running for King County Executive,” he said Monday (Feb. 16th) in an interview with The B-Town Blog. “It’s a real big step, and I’m hitting the ground running.” Dow has been on the Council since 2002. Just five weeks ago, […]

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Dow Constantine To Run For King County Executive

According to The Seattle P-I, King County Councilmember Dow Constantine will announce Monday that he is running for the King County Executive position being vacated by Ron Sims, who has been nominated for a post in President Obama’s new administration. Constantine, who has served as a councilman since 2002, joins fellow Councilman Larry Phillips as […]

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