Tukwila Mayor Allan Ekberg said the opening of the library is a milestone in the new Tukwila Village development. File photo

Tukwila Mayor Allan Ekberg said the opening of the library is a milestone in the new Tukwila Village development. File photo

Mayor announces reelection bid

A more in depth feature will run in the January edition of the Reporter.

On the morning of Jan. 5, Tukwila Mayor Allan Ekberg announced he will be running for reelection in November 2019.

His current term as mayor expires Dec. 31, 2019.

Candidates running in the November General Election will be able to file with the King County Elections Department beginning May 13.

Stayed tuned for a more in depth look at Ekberg’s time as mayor and what he would hope to accomplish if reelected in the January edition of the Reporter.

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