The Ramsey election season has officially started now that the candidate filing period has ended.
When the filing period closed at 5 p.m. June 5, two people had filed for the mayor’s four-year seat and 12 people had filed for the three open council seats.
Mayor Bob Ramsey, 9495 164th Lane N.W., and Councilmember Sarah Strommen, 14546 Krypton St. N.W., will be competing in the general election Nov. 6 for the mayor’s seat.
Strommen currently represents Ward 4 after winning a special election to finish Councilmember David Jeffrey’s term, which ends this year.
Candidates for the at-large, Ward 2 and Ward 4 council seats, which all have four-year terms, will face off in the Tuesday, Aug. 14 primary election for voters to select two candidates to move on to the November election.
Candidates for the at-large seat, which has a four-year term, are:
• Rick Chubb, 14331 Armstrong Blvd. N.W.;
• Joe Field, 8021 152nd Lane N.W.;
• John LeTourneau, 14607 Bowers Drive N.W.;
• Thomas Towberman, 14991 Waco St. N.W.; and
• Incumbent Jeff Wise, 7901 165th Ave. N.W.
In Ward 2, the candidates are:
• Mark Kuzma, 16120 Royal Road N.W.;
• Incumbent Colin McGlone, 15890 St. Andrews Lane N.W.; and
• Bob Sibilski, 7240 166th Ave. N.W.
Candidates for Ward 4 are:
• Rebecca Brown, 4780 154th Lane N.W.;
• Wayne Buchholz, 14621 Neon St. N.W.;
• Jeremy Chubb, 14787 Xkimo St. N.W.; and
• Chris Riley, 15120 Ute St. N.W.
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