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2019 Candidate Filing by Mail
April 29, 2019
2019 CANDIDATE FILING TIMES / DEADLINES
BY MAIL: April 29 – May 17, 4:30pm, regardless of postmark
IN PERSON: May 13, 8:30am – May 17, 4:30pm
ONLINE: May 13, 9:00am – May 17, 4:00pm
Interested in helping guide the direction of your community? If you have considered serving in public office, the Mayor and three Council seats are up for election this year:
Mayor – currently held by Allan Ekberg
Position #2 – currently held by Kathy Hougardy
Position #4 – currently held by Dennis Robertson
Position #6 – currently held by Kate Kruller
TERM OF OFFICE – January 1, 2020 to December 31, 2023
COUNCILMEMBER SALARY – $1,250 per month (2019), plus certain medical benefits.
Tukwila City Councilmembers serve at large, representing the City’s residents. Council duties include reviewing, studying, discussing and deciding on policy and budget questions. Interaction with members of the community involves public and personal meetings, email or other written correspondence, and phone conversations. Councilmembers attend weekly Council meetings, as well as meetings of standing committees and special meetings scheduled throughout the year.
A candidate must be a registered voter and a resident of Tukwila for at least one year. Candidates should have a working knowledge of the laws that regulate City government.
Primary: August 6, 2019
General: November 5, 2019
More information about 2019 election and campaign filing information can be found here.
Contact King County Elections for complete rules and requirements. Questions? Call 206-296-1565.