Thirty contested 2019 elections in Grant County

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EPHRATA — Although nearly 200 people filed to run for public office during candidate filing week, the majority of the races will be uncontested.

Filing week, which ran last Monday through Friday, saw 180 people file to run for 145 offices in Grant County. Here is a look at the local contested races:

Legislative District No. 13

State Representative Pos. 2: Alex Ybarra, R-Quincy/Steve Verhey, D-Ellensburg

Grant County Hospital District No. 6

Hospital Commissioner No. 1: Kristan Hare, of Coulee Dam/Brenda Turner, of Grand Coulee

Hospital Commissioner No. 5: Betty Brueske, of Electric City/Bradley Parrish, of Electric City

Wahluke School District

School Director No. 3: Seth Weeks, of Mattawa/Antonio “Tony” Acosta, of Mattawa

School Director At Large No. 4: Craig Howard Sabin, of Mattawa/Samantha Ruiz-Thomas, of Mattawa

Quincy School District

School Director At Large No. 4: Enrique “Henry” Hernandez, of Quincy/Jack Foglesong, of Quincy

Coulee-Hartline School District

School Director No. 4: William Murray, of Coulee City/Tracy Holcomb, of Coulee City/Joshua Wood, of Coulee City

Almira School District

School Director No. 1: Lyndsey Mitchell, of Almira/Cameron Carstensen, of Almira/Tasha Mings, of Almira

Moses Lake School District

School Director No. 1: Richard Hanover, of Moses Lake/Shannon Hintz, of Moses Lake

School Director No. 3: Susan Freeman, of Moses Lake/Greg Nevarez, of Moses Lake

School Director No. 5: Bryce McPartland, of Moses Lake/Shaun Hagerty, of Moses Lake

Ephrata School District

School Director No. 2: Bill Correll, of Ephrata/Jordan Hansen, of Ephrata

School Director No. 4: Josh Roberts, of Ephrata/Jim Adams, of Ephrata

Wilson Creek School

School Director No. 1: Brent Finkbeiner, of Marlin/Lorry Pearce, of Soap Lake

School Director No. 2: Chris Stout, of Wilson Creek/Susan James, of Wilson Creek

Grant County Fire District No. 5

Fire Commissioner No. 3: Pat Hochstatter, of Moses Lake/Lee Creiglow, of Moses Lake

City of Electric City

Council Member No. 2: Birdie Hensley, of Electric City/Bob Rupe, of Electric City

Council Member No. 4: Cate Slater, of Electric City/Carol Nordine, of Electric City

Council Member No. 5: Lonna Bussert, of Electric City/Cheryl Hoffman, of Electric City

Mayor: Diane Kohout, of Electric City/Aaron Derr, of Electric City

City of George

Mayor: Don Entzel, of George/Gerene Nelson, of George

City of Grand Coulee

Council Member No. 5: Alan Cain, of Grand Coulee/Tracy “Justice” Wright, of Grand Coulee

Mayor: Cameron “Karma” Whitney, of Grand Coulee/Paul Townsend, of Grand Coulee

City of Quincy

Council Member No. 7: Mike McKee, of Quincy/Christopher “Dylan” King, of Quincy

City of Soap Lake

Council Member No. 1: Megan Gould, of Soap Lake/William “Marshall Signs,” of Soap Lake

Council Member No. 2: Kat Sanderson, of Soap Lake/Douglas Bill Bratton, of Soap Lake

Council Member No. 5: Andrew Arnold, of Soap Lake/Steve Wellein, of Soap Lake

Council Member No. 7: JoAnn Rushton, of Ephrata/Judith Gorman, of Soap Lake

Mayor: Phil Wick, of Ephrata/Peter Sharp, of Soap Lake/Miriam McBride, of Soap Lake/Alex Kovach, of Soap Lake

City of Warden

Mayor: Tony Massa, of Warden/Alan Talbot, of Warden

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