Tukwila video guide offers statements by mayoral, council candidates

The online Video Voters Guide by the City of Tukwila offers two-minute statements from the candidates in the Nov. 3 general election.

The online Video Voters Guide by the City of Tukwila offers two-minute statements from the candidates in the Nov. 3 general election.

The guide is on the City of Tukwila’s homepage.

Up for election are the Mayor’s Office and three council seats, two of which are uncontested.

The contested City Council Position 6 council race features incumbent Kate Kruller and Charles Richard Tyson. Running unopposed are Dennis Robertson and Kathy Hougardy.

Running to replace Mayor Jim Haggerton as mayor are De’Sean Quinn and Allan Ekberg.

Haggerton gives an introduction to the inaugural video, who expresses the importance of voting and learning as much as possible about the candidates.

The King County Elections Division will mail ballots and the Voters Pamphlet to all registered voters in mid-October.

Oct.  5 is the deadline to register online, mail in a voter registration form or update registration information.  Oct. 26 is the deadline for new Washington voters to register in person. Registration information is available online.

This Thursday (Sept. 17) the candidates will appear at a debate at 6:30 p.m. at Tukwila Elementary School, 5939 S. 149th St.

The Tukwila Reporter is also offering extensive reporting on the contested races.


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