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Candidates file for state Legislature, Congress | Election 2012

Kent residents will have several candidates to choose from in the 2012 state Legislature and Congressional races that cover parts of the city.

The Primary is Aug. 7 and the General Election Nov. 6.

Kent is served by Districts 33 and 47 in the Legislature and Districts 8 and 9 in Congress. Dave Upthegrove is running unopposed for State. Rep. Position 2 in District 33.

Candidates had to file for office the week of May 14-18.

Election 2012 (Kent area)

• Legislative District 33

State Rep. Position 1

Will Benge (Prefers Republican Party)

Tina Orwall (Prefers Democratic Party, incumbent)

State Rep. Position 2

Dave Upthegrove (Prefers Democratic Party, incumbent)

• Legislative District 47

State Rep. Position 1

Bud Sizemore (Prefers Democratic Party)

Mark Hargrove (Prefers Republican Party, incumbent)

State Rep., Position 2

Pat Sullivan (Prefers Democratic Party, incumbent)

Andy Massagli (Prefers Republican Party)

King County Sheriff (unexpired 1-year term, nonpartisan race)

Steve Strachan

John Urquhart

United States Representative

Congressional District No. 8

Keith Swank (Prefers Republican Party)

Dave Reichert (Prefers Republican Party, incumbent)

Keith Arnold (Prefers Democratic Party)

James Windle (States No Party Preference)

Karen Porterfield (Prefers Democratic Party)

Ernest Huber (Prefers Republican Party)

United States Representative

Congressional District No. 9

Dave Christie (Prefers Fdr-Democratic Party)

Adam Smith (Prefers Democratic Party, incumbent)

Tom Cramer (Prefers Democratic Party)

Jim Postma (Prefers Republican Party)

John Orlinski (Prefers Republican Party)

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