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Constantine, parks levy earn wins in primary election

King County Executive and the King County Parks levy both recorded wins on Tuesday, Aug. 6 in the primary election.

Constantine, running for reelection in the King County Executive race, earned 76.02 percent of the vote, while Alan Lobdell came in second with 12.15 percent. The two will face off in November in the general election ballot.

The King County Parks levy also passed, earning 69.44 percent of the vote, while 30.56 percent said no.

As of Thursday, Aug. 8, 313,503 of the 373,290 received ballots had been counted in the county. A total of 1.187 million people are registered to vote.

The primary election will be certified on Aug. 20. The general election is set for Tuesday, Nov. 6.

On the general election ballot, Islanders will vote for King County Sheriff, City Council and School Board.

Sheriff John Urquhart is running unopposed, while Kevin Scheid and Dan Grausz are running for City Council Position No. 2. Tana Senn is running unopposed for Council Position No. 4. Rich Erwin and Bemson Wong are running for Council Position No. 6 which is being vacated by Mike Grady.

In the Mercer Island School District board races, Dave Myerson and Adair Dingle are both running unopposed.

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