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Kent-area candidates file for federal, state offices

List of those who filed for Congress, state Legislature

Kent voters will have numerous federal and state races to decide this year in the Aug. 2 primary and Nov. 8 general election.

The races in the Kent area included two for Congress as incumbents Adam Smith, D-District 9 and Kim Schrier, D-8, try to hold onto their seats.

For the state Legislature, District 47 includes a Senate race and two House races. Nobody challenged the three incumbents in District 33.

The two candidates with the most votes in the primary advance to the general election.

Candidates had the week of May 16-20 to file with King County Elections.

Here is the list:

Candidates (Kent-area)


Congressional District 8

U.S. Representative

• Ryan Dean Burkett (no party listed)

• Reagan Dunn (Republican)

• Jesse Jensen (Republican)

• Patrick Dillon (Concordia Party)

• Matt Larkin (Republican)

• *Kim Schrier (Democrat)

• Dave Chapman (Republican)

• Keith Arnold (Democrat)

• Emet Ward (Democrat)

• Justin Greywolf (Libertarian)

• Scott Stephenson (Republican)

Congressional District 9

U.S. Representative

• Stephanie Gallardo (Democrat)

• *Adam Smith (Democrat)

• Doug Basler (Republican)

• Sea M. Chan (Republican)

• Seth D Pedersen (Republican)

• David Michael Anderson (Independent)


Legislative District 33

State Senator

• *Karen Keiser (Democrat)

State Rep. Pos. 1

• *Tina L. Orwall (Democrat)

State Rep. Pos. 2

• *Mia Su-Ling Gregerson (Democrat)

Legislative District 47

State Senator

• Claudia Kauffman (Democrat)

• Satwinder Kaur (Democrat)

• Bill Boyce (Republican)

State Rep. Pos. 1

• Jessie L. Ramsey (Republican)

• Kyle Lyebyedyev (Republican)

• *Debra Jean Entenman (Democrat)

State Rep. Pos. 2

• Carmen Goers (Republican)

• Shukri Olow (Democrat)

• Chris Stearns (Democrat)

• Barry Knowles (Republican)

• Ted Cooke (Republican)

King County

Prosecuting Attorney

• Leesa Manion

• Jim Ferrell


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