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Election updates: Gig Harbor City Council, PSD board races

The Pierce County auditor releases results for the Nov. 3 general election on Tuesday evening.

Due to print deadline, The Peninsula Gateway is unable to print results from the Nov. 3 general election. Results are also available for the entire county through the Pierce County Auditor’s office. More results will be gathered throughout the week.

This season, The Gateway is following two major races: The Peninsula School Board and the Gig Harbor City Council. Four out of five seats are open on the school board, while there are three seats up for grabs on the seven-person city council.

Results updated at 9 p.m. Nov. 3.

Peninsula School District Board of Directors:

District 1:

Matt Wilkinson (incumbent): 5,240 votes, 46.65 percent.

Marcia Harris: 5,954 votes, 53.01 percent.

District 2:

Deborah Krishnadasan, unopposed: 9,238 votes, 98.64 percent.

District 3:

Rand Wilhelmsen (incumbent): 5,845 votes, 53.26 percent.

Geralyn (Lyn) McClendon: 5,091 votes, 46.39 percent.

District 4:

Leslie Harbaugh: 6,474 votes, 56.53 percent.

Garth Jackson: 4,936 votes, 43.10 percent.

Gig Harbor City Council:

Position 4

Rahna Lovrovich (unopposed): 1,542 votes, 98.22 percent.

Position 5

Ken Malich (incumbent): 1,238 votes, 62.87 percent.

Al Abbott: 727 votes, 36.92 percent.

Position 6

Michael Perrow (incumbent): 1,020 votes, 50.57 percent.

Jeni Woock: 995 votes, 49.33 percent.

Peninsula Metropolitan Parks board

Position 2

Judy A. Pagni: 2,352 votes, 35.57 percent.

Maryellen (Missy) Hill: 4,228 votes, 63.93 percent.

Position 3

Randy Boss: 3,276 votes, 45.57 percent.

Steve Nixon: 3,879 votes, 53.96 percent.

Key Peninsula Peninsula Metropolitan Park District

Position 2: Shawn Jensen (unopposed): 2,005 votes, 98.19 percent.

Position 4: Edward Robinson (unopposed): 2,006 votes, 98.09 percent.

There are also races countywide such as the Charter Review commission. Local political activist Jerry Gibbs is heading up an initiative to repeal a decision to build a new county building in Tacoma. The initiative is endorsed by Citizens for Responsible Spending.

Referendum 2015-1 asked voters whether or not the proposed Pierce County General Services Building should move ahead in Tacoma’s Lincoln District neighborhood.

Karen Miller: 253-358-4155


Where to find results:

Results of the election are available online at and

More results will be released at 7 p.m. tonight (Nov. 4) and Thursday (Nov. 5). Results will continue to be released throughout the month and will be finalized at noon Nov. 24.