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Here is who is running for county executive, mayor, city/county council, port and school board this year

There is no shortage of ways to get involved in making an impact in your community this year as there are 20 local positions up for reelection including the position of mayor of Ferndale and 5 6 of the 7 seats on the Ferndale City Council.

Here is the list of those who have stepped up and filed with the Whatcom County Elections Department as candidates for those positions.

Office/TermCandidates
Whatcom County
Executive
4-year
Satpal S. Sidhu
Karen Burke
Tony Larson
Jim Boyle
Assessor
4-year
John Romaker
Rebecca Xczar
Auditor
4-year
Diana Bradrick
Sheriff
4-year
Bill Elfo, Incumbent
Joy Gilfilen
Treasurer
4-year
Steven Oliver, Incumbent
Council – District 4
4-year
Brad Kelly
Kathy Kershner
Brian A. Estes
Council – District 5
4-year
Natalie McClendon
Ben Elenbaas
Jaime Arnett
Council – At-large B
4-year
Carol Frazey, Incumbent
Bill LaFreniere
Brett Bonner
David Ramirez
Port of Bellingham
Commissioner – District 3
4-year
Robert (Bobby) Briscoe, Incumbent
Anthony Distefano
City of Ferndale
Council – Pos. 1
4-years
Herb Porter
Michael Cox
Council – Pos. 2
4-years
Ali Hawkinson
Dave Mattson
Paul Bulanov
Council – Pos. 3
4-years
Anya Milton
Erin Gunter
Mike Reilly
Council – Pos. 4
4-years
Teresa Taylor, Incumbent
Paul Shuey
Council – Pos. 5
2-years
Ryan OLarey
Gurpreet (Garry) Sandhu
Council – Pos. 7
2-years
Maralise Fegan
Todd McKernan
Ramon Llanos
Mayor
4-years
Jon Mutchler, Incumbent
Greg Hansen
Daniel Sydney Hevenor
Keith M. Olson
Robert J. Pinkley
Ferndale School District
Director – District 1
4-years
Kevin Erickson, Incumbent
Director – District 2
4-years
Melinda Cool
Director – District 3
4-years
Jessie L. Deardorff
Fire Protection District 7
Commissioner – Pos. 1
2-year
Kendra Cristelli, Incumbent
Commissioner – Pos. 3
6-year
Mike Murphy, Incumbent
Scott Brown

Those positions with 3 or more candidates will appear on the August 6th Primary Election ballot. The top 2 vote getters from the Primary Election will progress to the November 5th General Election.

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Veteran Owned & operated, Manuel & Bertha would like to invite all Veterans and their Families to their wonderful Restaurant on Saturday May 25th for Memorial Weekend. We will be giving all veterans a free meal from a select menu. Manuel Reta was a War Hero in the late sixties who bravely carries a Purple Heart. He would like to open his doors to his fellow brothers and sisters who have put their lives on the line to Protect our wonderful country. Come join, listen to heroic memories from one another and celebrate all of those who have fought for our freedom.

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Estan cordialmente invitados!!

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Thanks for your service, Manuel. And thank you for the opportunity to play for you guys Friday night. It was great to finally meet you.

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  1. Ferndale folks, it is time for some serious turnover in our elected offices and positions; we deeply need people who will represent us, not just builders and developers…

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