King County Council to finalize pick for 41st District Rep on Sept. 9

The King County Council will vote on a replacement for 41st District Rep. Marcie Maxwell on Sept. 9. Maxwell resigned her seat to take a position on education with Washington Gov. Jay Inslee’s staff.

Prior to the vote, the Council will meet on Sept. 4 to interview the three top candidates nominated for the post by a vote of Precinct Committee Officers of the 41st District Democrats on Aug. 21.

The three nominated are David Ellis of Mercer Island; Mercer Island City Councilmember Tana Senn, and Bellevue businessman, George Pieper.

To read the Mercer Island Reporter story about the process and the nominees,  go to

The first meeting will be held at 9:30 a.m., Sept. 4, in Room 1001 in the King County Courthouse at 516 Third Avenue in Seattle.

As of press time, the Spet. 9 time had not been set.

To find out the time for the Sept. 9 vote, check

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