Luke Distelhorst wins council seat on 44th vote
Last updated 1/30/2020 at 7:32am
Zachary Bauder, student representative on the Edmonds City Council, got in his 10,000 steps Tuesday night, ferrying nomination and ballot slips
back and forth between the city clerk and councilmembers en route to electing Luke Distelhorst to the council's open Position 2 seat.
It took five rounds of nominations and 44 ballots before the council could muster four votes for Distelhorst, who was a dark horse not even in the running until the 35th ballot.
He will fill the remaining two years of the seat left vacant after former Councilmember Mike Nelson defeated fellow Councilmember Neil Tibbot...