Terri Trick was appointed to the school board three years ago to fill an empty seat. In 2019, she ran for and won a two-year term. Now, she is running for her first full four-year term.
Walla Walla firefighter James Stovall announced his candidacy for Position 2 on the Walla Walla School Board in this November’s election. The seat is held by Teri Trick, who is running for re-election.
Washington State University GEAR UP program coordinator Becky Waggoner-Schwartz announced her candidacy for Position 2 on the Walla Walla School Board in this November’s election. The seat is held by Teri Trick, who is running for re-election.
Tim Seymour and Natalie Lambert will take over for Preston Winn and Tom Munck when the current term expires on June 30. Neither Winn nor Munck ran for reelection.
Walla Walla City Council member Yazmin Bahena decided not to run for a second term and instead eyes a new leadership role, school administrator.
Walla Walla City Council Position 2 and 3 will land on the primary ballot along with Walla Walla School Board Position 2, according to Elections Supervisor Dave Valiant.
A few contested races are emerging as filing week continues. Some city council and mayoral races have challengers. Prospective candidates have until Friday at 4 p.m. to file.
Former Mayor Pro-Tem in Lafayette, Colorado, and longtime marketing professional for technology companies, Gustavo Reyna, runs for Walla Walla City Council.
City council, mayor, school director positions and more local races are up for grabs in the upcoming 2021 election and candidate filing week begins May 17.
With 100 ballots left to count in Walla Walla County before certification Tuesday, no major changes are expected in the outcome of the local races or statewide measures in the 2020 general election.
After another 4,934 votes were counted last Thursday, Walla Walla County has moved from approving Referendum 90 to rejecting it by a margin of 31 votes. Other races showed no major changes in direction.
OUR VIEW: THE U-B ENDORSES
Endorsements are decided by the Union-Bulletin Editorial Board and are independent of the organization's news coverage.
- U-B endorsements for November’s General Election
- Chris Reykdal is choice for state's school chief
- While Measure 90 will impact few schools, it should be approved
- Lands Commissioner Franz has earned second term
- Denny Heck is clear choice for lieutenant governor
- Pat McCarthy has earned second term as state auditor
- Kreidler should be re-elected insurance commisioner
- Inslee's leadership in pandemic has earned him another term
- Ferguson has earned third term as attorney general
- McMorris Rodgers remains choice to serve in Congress
- Mike Mitchell better choice for Superior Court judge
- Secretary of State Wyman deserves to be re-elected
- Duane Davidson should be re-elected state treasurer
- Esparza has edge in race for county commission
- Garbe Reser strongest of two top candidates for state Senate
- Biden is clear choice for president
- Approve ESJR 8212 and ignore advisory ballots
- Rep. Skyler Rude should be re-elected to House
- U-B begins endorsements
WASHINGTON (AP) — Democrat Joe Biden defeated President Donald Trump to become the 46th president of the United States on Saturday, positioning himself to lead a nation gripped by historic pandemic and a confluence of economic and social turmoil.
As of Wednesday, the county had received 31,528 returned ballots from a possible 37,228 registered voters — about 85% turnout.