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Kshama Sawant losing Seattle City Council race in early results


In early election results Tuesday night, Seattle voters are sending a clear message about the direction of the city and maybe Kshama Sawant’s future.

Below are the Seattle City Council results:

Check here for more election results

With just three incumbents running, we’ll soon see some new faces in City Hall. As for who those faces will actually be, here’s where we stand:

District 1: Lisa Herbold and Phil Tavel

Herbold has served on Seattle City Council since 2016. Her opponent, Phil Tavel, worked as a public defender and trial lawyer for 15 years.

Lisa Herbold (incumbent): 9,144 (51%)

Phil Tavel: 8,614 (48%)

Full rundown of District 1’s candidates here

District 2: Tammy Morales and Mark Solomon

Morales works a community organizer in Rainier Beach, previously running for Seattle City Council’s District 2 seat in 2015. Solomon served in the U.S. Air Force, and then with the Seattle Police Department as a Crime Prevention Coordinator.

Tammy Morales: 6,758 (56%)

Mark Solomon: 5,240 (43%)

Full rundown of District 2’s candidates here

District 3: Kshama Sawant and Egan Orion

Sawant has served on Seattle City Council since 2014. Orion runs PrideFest Seattle Center, and has led nonprofits and small businesses.

Kshama Sawant (incumbent): 9,330 (46%)

Egan Orion: 11,044 (54%)

Full rundown of District 3’s candidates here

District 4: Alex Pedersen and Shaun Scott

Pedersen was a legislative aide to former Seattle City Councilmember Tim Burgess. Scott is a filmmaker and author, and worked as a field staffer for Congresswoman Pramila Jayapal.

Alex Pedersen: 8,610 (58%)

Shaun Scott: 6,241 (42%)

Full rundown of District 4’s candidates here

District 5: Debora Juarez and Ann Davison Sattler

Juarez has served on Seattle City Council since 2016, working as a lawyer and then a judge before her tenure. Sattler worked as a caseworker in the U.S. House of Representatives, later becoming an attorney.

Debora Juarez (incumbent): 8,228 (57%)

Ann Davison Sattler: 6,078 (42%)

Full rundown of District 5’s candidates here

District 6: Dan Strauss and Heidi Wills

Strauss worked for a decade as a legislative aide and policy adviser for Seattle, Washington’s state Legislature, and the Oregon Legislature. Wills served on Seattle City Council between 2000 and 2003,  and then as the executive director for the First Tree of Greater Seattle for the next 13 years.

Dan Strauss: 9,448 (52%)

Heidi Wills: 8,520 (47%)

Full rundown of District 6’s candidates here

District 7: Andrew Lewis and Jim Pugel

Lewis previously served as Seattle’s Human Rights Commissioner, and ran former City Councilmember Nick Licata’s 2009 successful reelection bid. Pugel served first as a Seattle Police Officer, then captain, before being appointed interim police chief in 2013. After eight months, he moved on to serve as the Assistant Chief before retiring in 2014.

Andrew Lewis: 8,429 (49%)

Jim Pugel: 8,632 (50%)

Full rundown of District 7’s candidates here

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