Interested in helping guide the direction of your community? If you have considered serving in public office, four City Council seats are up for election this year:
- Council Position #1 – currently held by Verna Seal
- Council Position #3 – currently held by Thomas McLeod
- Council Position #5 – currently held by Zak Idan
- Council Position #7 – currently held by De’Sean Quinn
TERM OF OFFICE
January 1, 2022 to December 31, 2025
$1,250 per month (2021), 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.
2021 CANDIDATE FILING TIMES/DEADLINES
By mail: May 3 – May 21, 4:30pm, regardless of postmark
In person: May 17, 8:30am – May 21, 4:30pm
Online: May 17, 9:00am – May 21, 4:00pm
Primary: August 3, 2021
General: November 2, 2021
More information about 2021 election and campaign filing information can be found here. Contact King County Elections for complete rules and requirements. Questions? Call 206-296-1565.