Longest-serving mandate holders running for re-election in Port Angeles, Washington – Ballotpedia News
Seven incumbents are running for re-election in Port Angeles, Washington, in the November 2 general election. A total of eight offices are up for election in the city.
In Port Angeles, four of these incumbents are members of the city council, two are port commissioners and one is a member of the Port Angeles school board.
- LaTrisha Suggs, Port Angeles City Council Position # 1
- Mike French, Position # 2 of the Port Angeles City Council
- Lindsey Schromen-Wawrin, Port Angeles City Council Position # 3
- Kate Dexter, Port Angeles City Council Position # 4
- Sarah Methner, Port Angeles School District No. 1 Principal Position
- Colleen McAleer, Port Angeles District No.1 Port Commissioner
- Steven Burke, Port Angeles Harbor Commissioner District No.2
Sarah Methner, president of the Port Angeles School District Board, is the longest-serving incumbent for her re-election to Port Angeles in the November 2 general election. Methner was first elected in 2009, and re-elected in 2013 and 2017. She is running against Lola Moses.
Port Angeles Port Commissioner Colleen McAleer, who occupies District 1 seat, was first elected in 2013 and re-elected in 2013 and 2017. She is running unopposed in her race.
Three of the four Port Angeles City Council members running for re-election – Dexter, Schromen-Wawrin and French – were first elected in 2017. Dexter is running against John W. Procter for the seat in the No.4 position , while Schromen -Wawrin runs against Jena Stamper for seat # 3. French, who holds seat # 2, runs against John Madden.
Council member Suggs was appointed to this position on December 19, 2019. She is running against Adam Garcia.
Port Angeles Port Commissioner Steven Burke, who occupies District 2 seat, was appointed on March 27, 2021. Like his fellow Commissioner McAleer, he does not face a challenger in the general election.
The election for the post of principal of the Port Angeles School District No.2 is the only election in Port Angeles that does not have an incumbent. Incumbent Cindy Kelly did not seek re-election. The race stars Mary Hebert and Gabi Johnson.
Port Angeles is located in Clallam County, Washington. Clallam County holds municipal elections in its three cities: Port Angeles, Sequim and Forks. Twenty-six offices are up for election in these towns. In 19 of these races, a holder is a candidate for re-election.
To learn more about the Clallam County elections, click here.