Idan winning in Tukwila City Council race | ELECTION RESULTS

It appears that Zak Idan will be the city of Tukwila’s newest council member.

In early election returns on Tuesday night, Idan was defeating Dennis Martinez in the race for City Council Position No. 5 to replace Joe Duffie who decided not to run after 36 years on the council.

For Position No. 3, Thomas McLeod, who was appointed to the seat in 2016, was beating challenger Mark M. Larson, and for Position No. 7 incumbent De’Sean was handily defeating challenger Laura Ann Garris. Councilwoman Verna Seal ran unopposed for her Position No. 1 seat.

On the Tukwila School Board, Edna Morris was beating Ubah Aden for District No. 4. Tracy Russell ran unopposed District No. 1, as did William Gillispie in District No. 3.

Aaron Shipman had a large lead over Ivan Cockrum in the race vying for the Commissioner Position No. 5 of the Tukwila Pool Metropolitan Park District, which operates the Tukwila Pool.

King County Elections will update the results by 4 p.m. on Wednesday and will certify the election on Nov. 28.

Results

(Projected winners in bold)

• City Council Position No. 3

Thomas McLeod 946 (58.6 percent)

Mark M. Larson 669 (41.42 percent)

• City Council Position No. 5

Zak Idan 916 (54.1 percent)

Dennis Martinez 778 (45.9 percent)

• City Council Position No. 7

De’Sean Quinn 1,043 (62.1 percent)

Laura Ann Garris 637 (37.92 percent)

• Tukwila School District, Director District No. 4

Edna Morris 1,121 (74.5 percent)

Ubah Aden 384 (25.5 percent)

• Tukwila Pool Metropolitan Park District Commissioner Position No. 5

Ivan Cockrum 388 (25.6 percent)

Aaron Shipman 1,127 (74.4 percent)

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