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UPDATE TO Incumbents challenged in close primaries

Eight days after the first vote totals of the primary election on August 5, over 10,000 Skagit County ballots are uncounted, as more come to the election office in the mail. The outcomes of several local races are too close to call. With so many votes outstanding after Monday’s count, some winners are uncertain. The top two finishers for each office run against each other on the November ballot.

The three Legislative District 10 seats will be filled. Only LD 10 Position 2 has an incumbent, Rep. Dave Paul, D-Oak Harbor. He leads the Skagit County vote against La Conner Republican Bill Bruch by...


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