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Here’s who filed for Tacoma City Council as of Wednesday

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Filing week started Monday for candidates running for office in the 2019 election.

County-wide, there are 196 positions open for candidate filing.

In Tacoma, there are four City Council seats up for grabs: Position 1, Position 3 and At-Large Positions 7 and 8.

Due to term limits, two seats are being vacated by Councilmen Anders Ibsen in District 1 and Ryan Mello, At-Large District Position 8.

As of Wednesday, Council incumbents Keith Blocker and Conor McCarthy will not be running unopposed.

David Combs, a 20-year Tacoma resident, filed Tuesday night to run against Blocker in District 3, while Brett Johnson of Wane + Flitch wood furniture filed to run against McCarthy for At-Large Position 7.

Filing week will last through 4 p.m. Friday.

As of Wednesday, here’s who filed for Tacoma City Council, according to the Pierce County Auditor’s Office:

Position 1

Position 3

At-Large Position 7

At-Large Position 8

For a full list of candidates, visit co.pierce.wa.us/328/Elections.

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