Fifth candidate for City Council emerges

Chris Ross, the fourth declared candidate for Sammamish City Council. Photo via Issaquah/Sammamish Reporter.

A fifth candidate for Sammamish City Council emerged, becoming the fourth to officially announce: Chris Ross.

The Issaquah/Sammamish Reporter has the story here.

No position was declared, apparently.

The three other declared candidates are Jason Ritchie, who updated his filing with the state that he is seeking Position 1, the seat now held by retiring Kathy Huckabay; Minal Kode Ghassemieh; and John Robinson. Neither Ghassemieh nor Robinson revealed which position they will seek.

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Fourth candidate appears ready to announce for City Council

A fourth candidate for Sammamish City Council has emerged, although no formal announcement has been made.

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Ritjua Indapure, left, in a photo from her Facebook page, was introduced at the Save Sammamish meeting last night as a candidate. She has not issued a formal announcement or press release.

Indapure lives in Klahanie, making her the second candidate from here. Jason Ritchie, also a Klahanie resident, was revealed by Sammamish Comment in February to be planning to run. He announced a short time later.

Four seats are up for election in November. Three incumbents announced they won’t run for reelection: Mayor Don Gerend, Deputy Mayor Bob Keller and Kathy Huckabay. The fourth, Tom Odell, hasn’t announced his intentions.

In addition to Ritchie and Indapure, John Robinson and Minal Kode Ghassemieh previously announced candidacies.

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