Toby Nixon declared winner in race for Kirkland City Council

At 8:30 A.M. on Tuesday morning, King County Elections met to certify the results of the November 8, 2011 general election. Among those celebrating the results is Toby Nixon of Kingsgate/Evergreen Hill who beat incumbent Kirkland City Councilmember Jessica Greenway by a margin of 196 votes. The final certified results will be posted by King County Elections at noon.

The race between Nixon and Greenway was the most closely watched in Kirkland as the other two City Council races were not nearly as close. Nixon took an early lead in votes counted that Greenway was never able to overcome. Also of note were the reelections of Councilmembers Dave Asher and Bob Sternoff. King County Councilmember Jane Hague also won reelection. The following results are from King County Elections:

Ballots Cast/Registered Voters: * 24766 / 47873 51.73%
Council Position No. 2
Jason Gardiner 9851 48.03%
Bob Sternoff 10576 51.57%
Write-in 83 0.40%
Council Position No. 4
Jessica Greenway 10457 49.40%
Toby Nixon 10653 50.33%
Write-in 58 0.27%
Council Position No. 6
Dave Asher 13077 64.98%
James A. (Jim) Hart 6952 34.54%
Write-in 97 0.48%
* Reflects the voter registration count as of October 27, 2011 following the official logic and accuracy test
Note : The totals on this report reflect the results for King County only.
Ballots Cast/Registered Voters: * 65165 / 120519 54.07%
Metropolitan King County Council District No. 6
Jane Hague 30249 54.00%
Richard E. Mitchell 25552 45.62%
Write-in 211 0.38%