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Why you can't vote for Port commissioner | Editor's Note


Last updated 7/29/2021 at 9:51am

There are two candidates challenging incumbent Steve Johnston is his bid to retain his Position 5 commissioner-at-large seat for the Port of Edmonds.

You live in Edmonds city limits and don’t see their names on your ballot.

Why is that?

As I wrote four years ago: I live in Edmonds proper, in a super-nice slice of the 98026 area code (not 98020, but still city limits) just east of Yost Park. If I lived a few yards west, I’d have been able to vote for Steve Johnston, Selina Killin, or Scott Marshall on Aug. 3.


The Port’s voting district includes the city of Edmonds west of 92nd Av...

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Reader Comments(1)

Debra Arthur writes:

interesting. I didn't know this. I live also in the 5 corners area East of Yost and a bit east of the turnaround. So I guess I am in the same tax base as you. Hum. I think where we are we have to pay some kind of extra tax because of Verdant... I haven't quit figured that out. Hell I just write the check!!! The utility taxes annoy me even more. No one who pays taxes really likes it and they certainly don't love it haha. But I have never complained much at all about paying my fair share of taxes. Even though I have no children and find myself paying many taxes here for that sort of thing from schools to activities. Not once have I ever complained. I don't complain because I too want the best for all children. I too want them safe and warm. So taxes can't take it with ya right ha. Deb.


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