Dinh leads Rivera-Dirks in election night results

Election results were posted at about 8:15 p.m.

  • Tuesday, November 5, 2019 8:31pm
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In the only contested Mercer Island School Board race, Tam Dinh leads John Rivera-Dirks.

In the Nov. 5 general election, Mercer Island residents voted on three school board positions for Mercer Island School District. Early returns came in just after 8 p.m. A total of 6,180 ballots were returned on election night out of 18,204 registered voters for the school board race, putting the voter turnout at 33.96 percent.

For Position 5, Tam Dinh faced off with John Rivera-Dirks. As of Tuesday’s early returns, Dinh was leading with 65.84 percent of votes, or 3,581.

Position 1 Dave D’Souza ran unopposed and received 98.84 percent of 4,084 votes.

Position 3 Maggie Tai Tucker ran unopposed and received 98.95 percent of 4,071 votes.

The election will be certified Nov. 26.

For more information, go online to www.kingcounty.gov/elections.

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