- Vote in our poll on whether Sammamish residents should have the right to Initiative and Referendum. Click here to go to the post.
The opening date for filing for the Sammamish City Council election is just around the corner: May 11 is the first day.
Three Council Members are up for election: Tom Vance, who also currently serves as Mayor; Ramiro Valderrama; and Nancy Whitten. None has announced if they will seek reelection, although word-on-the-street is that Vance intends to. Valderrama and Whitten should announce soon whether they will or won’t in order to give potential opponents notice or those interested in running for an open seat notice.
Christie Malchow, who has lived in Sammamish for four years and who is a newcomer to politics here, announced she will run but hasn’t said which position she will seek.
With this as backdrop, let’s take unscientific polls about Vance, Valderrama and Whitten. Continue reading