Elected offices coming up for a vote


This being a non-Presidential election year, there are a slew of local elected offices up for a vote this November.

Those interested in running or re-running as the case may be, must file for office during the candidate filing week which takes place May 17-21.

For more information, contact the Whatcom County election office at 360/778-5102 or elections@co.whatcom.wa.us.

Position Term Incumbent

Whatcom County

Council at-large Pos. A – 4-year term Barry Buchanan

County council Dist. 1 – 4-year term Rud Browne

County council Dist. 2 – 4-year term Todd Donovan

County council Dist. 3 – 4-year term Tyler Byrd

Port of Bellingham

Commissioner Position 1 – 4-year term Michael Shepard

Commissioner Position 2 – 4-year term Ken Bell

Blaine School District

Director Dist. 3 – 4-year term Joan Lotze

Director Dist. 5 – 4-year term Laura McKinney

Point Roberts

Point Roberts Fire District 5

Commissioner Pos. 1 – 6-year term Virginia Lester

Point Roberts Water District 4

Commissioner Pos. 1 – 6-year term Madeleine Anderson

Point Roberts Cemetery District

Commissioner Pos. 1 – 6-year term* Stephen Falk

Point Roberts Park & Recreation District

Commissioner Pos. 3 – 4-year term Holly Robinson

Commissioner Pos. 4 – 4-year term* Daniel Schroeder

Commissioner Pos. 5 – 4-year term* Stephen Falk

Point Roberts Hospital District

Commissioner Pos. 3 – 6-year term Kandace Harper

* Short and full term


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