Electionresults remain mostly unchanged

Published on Thu, Nov 17, 2005 by ara Nelson

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Election results remain mostly unchanged

By Tara Nelson

Election results for Whatcom County and the city of Blaine continue to be tight, but generally remain unchanged since last week.

In the race for Blaine City Council’s Ward 3 seat, Jason Overstreet remains ahead with 412 votes (52%), while his opponent, incumbent Bob Brunkow is trailing closely behind with 374 votes (48%).
Meanwhile, Charles Hawkins, a candidate for council’s at-large position, is leading the race with 405 votes (54%), over his opponent Jason Burke, a construction manager who received 347 votes (46%).
In the race for Whatcom County Council, incumbent Laurie Caskey-Schreiber, vying for the council’s District 2 position, continues to have a firm lead over her opponent Craig Mayberry with 17,971 votes (54%). Mayberry, an economics professor at Whatcom Community College and a fiscal conservative, received 15,138 votes (46%) as of Tuesday.

Incumbent Seth Fleetwood continues to lead over his opponent Gary Lysne for the council’s at-large seat with 16,544 votes (51%). Lysne received 15,829 votes (49%).
Also, pipeline safety advocate Carl Weimer is still leading realtor Mike Kent in the race for the council’s District 3 seat with 17,050 votes (52%). Kent received 15,490 votes, (48%).