Kitsap candidates file for office

115 candidates file for 76 seats in Kitsap County

PORT ORCHARD — This upcoming off-year election season was uppermost on the minds of the 115 candidates who filed to run for 76 offices in Kitsap County during the election candidate filing period spanning May 13-17.

In the South Kitsap area, primary election races on Aug. 6 will be fairly subdued, especially for municipal seats in the City of Port Orchard. Only one position, the seat currently held by John Clauson, will be contested in the nonpartisan race for a four-year term. Cody Morgan of Manchester filed on May 16 to face Clauson.

First-term Mayor Rob Putaansuu will run unopposed for re-election. Three other City Council members — Shawn Cucciardi, Cindy Lucarelli and Jay Rosapepe — also won’t face an opponent this fall.

In contrast, the three seats up for election on the South Kitsap School District’s board of directors will be contested. District 2’s seat, being vacated by Keith Garton, will have three challengers running to replace him. John R. Berg, Robert Lamb and Glenny Compton will face off in the primary to become finalists in the general election. And three candidates will be on the ballot in August in the District 5 race. Incumbent Greg Wall, who has held the seat since 2011, will face Jill A. Boltz and Jeff Daily.

Eric Gattenby, who was appointed to represent District 1 in September, is being challenged by Keith Law.

South Kitsap Fire and Rescue Commissioner Position 2 will be challenged by candidates D.W. Dusty Wiley and Fred Freeland.

Port of Bremerton’s Commissioner District 2 position, which has been held by Larry Stokes, is now an open seat following the incumbent’s announcement last week that he would not run again. Gary K. Anderson, Jack Edwards and Michael Nicosia filed to replace Stokes in District 2.

There’s one other contested seat to emerge from the candidate filing period: Candidates James E. Strode and Shawn Murphy are vying for the Port of Manchester’s Position 1 commissioner seat.

Here’s the complete listing of candidates running for office in Kitsap County this fall:

CANDIDATE FILINGS FOR KITSAP COUNTY PRIMARY ELECTION

KITSAP COUNTY SUPERIOR COURT

Judge Position 2

Nonpartisan Office 1-year unexpired term

Michelle Adams

CITY OF BAINBRIDGE ISLAND

City Council

Council District 1

At-Large Nonpartisan Office 4-year term

Anthony Oddo

Kirsten Hytopoulos

Council District 2

North Ward

Nonpartisan Office 4-year term

Kol Medina

Kevin Fetterly

Ashley Mathews

Council District 4

Central Ward

Nonpartisan Office 4-year short and full term

Leslie A. Schneider

Grayson William Wildsmith

Council District 6 South Ward

Nonpartisan Office 4-year term

Sarah Blossom

Michael Pollock

CITY OF BREMERTON

City Council

Council District 2

Nonpartisan Office 4-year term

Leslie Daugs

Council District 4

Nonpartisan Office 4-year short and full term

Lori Wheat

Council District 6

Nonpartisan Office 4-year term

Anna Mockler

Erinn Howell

Chase LeFors

Michael Simpson

CITY OF PORT ORCHARD

Mayor

Nonpartisan Office 4-year term

Rob Putaansuu

City Council

Council Position 1

Nonpartisan Office 4-year term

Shawn Cucciardi

Council Position 4

Nonpartisan Office 4-year term

John Clauson

Cody Morgan

Council Position 5

Nonpartisan Office 4-year term

Cindy Lucarelli

Council At-Large

Nonpartisan Office 2-year term

Jay Rosapepe

CITY OF POULSBO

City Council

Council Position 1

Nonpartisan Office 4-year term

Dawn DeSalvo

Andrew J.L. Phillips

Council Position 2

Nonpartisan Office 4-year term

Connie Lord

Council Position 3

Nonpartisan Office 4-year term

Britt Livdahl

Ricky D. Moon

Council Position 4

Nonpartisan Office 4-year term

Jeffrey McGinty

Council Position 7

Nonpartisan Office 2-year unexpired term

Gary McVey

BREMERTON SCHOOL DISTRICT NO. 100-C

Director Position 1

Nonpartisan Office 4-year term

Karen J. Bolton

Director Position 2

Nonpartisan Office 4-year term

John Paul Hurley

Director Position 3

Nonpartisan Office 4-year term

Jonee Dubos

BAINBRIDGE ISLAND SCHOOL DISTRICT NO. 303

Director District 1

Nonpartisan Office 4-year term

Lynn Smith

Director District 3

Nonpartisan Office 4-year term

Sanjay Pal

Director District 4

Nonpartisan Office 4-year term

Christina Hulet

Andrew Ewing

Director District 5

Nonpartisan Office 2-year unexpired term

Mark D. Emerson

NORTH KITSAP SCHOOL DISTRICT NO. 400

Director District 2

Nonpartisan Office 4-year term

Pamela Madden-Boyer

Mike Desmond

Director District 3

Nonpartisan Office 2-year unexpired term

Breane Martinez

April Ferguson

Director District 4

Nonpartisan Office 4-year term

Karl Fidler

Nancy Moffatt

Director District 5

Nonpartisan Office 4-year term

Cindy Webster-Martinson

Kelie Griffin

Kim Gerlach

CENTRAL KITSAP SCHOOL DISTRICT NO. 401

Director District 2

Nonpartisan Office 4-year term

Rob MacDermid

Ryan Hamilton

Director District 3

Nonpartisan Office 4-year term

Drayton Jackson

Director District 4

Nonpartisan Office 4-year term

Jeanie Schulze

SOUTH KITSAP SCHOOL DISTRICT NO. 402

Director District 1

Nonpartisan Office 4-year term

Eric L. Gattenby

Keith Law

Director District 2

Nonpartisan Office 4-year term

John R. Berg

Robert Lamb

Glenny Compton

Director District 5

Nonpartisan Office 4-year term

Greg Wall

Jill A. Boltz

Jeff Daily

NORTH MASON SCHOOL DISTRICT NO. 403

Director District No. 1

Nonpartisan Office 4-year term

Art Wightman

Director District No. 3

Nonpartisan Office 4-year term

Laura L Boad

Director District No. 4

Nonpartisan Office 4-year term

John Campbell

BAINBRIDGE ISLAND FIRE DEPARTMENT

Commissioner Position 2

Nonpartisan Office 6-year term

Robert S. Peterson

YongSuk Cho

Commissioner Position 3

Nonpartisan Office 4-year unexpired term

Gina Batali

Commissioner Position 4

Nonpartisan Office 6-year term

Ernst (Fritz) von Ibsch

CENTRAL KITSAP FIRE AND RESCUE

Commissioner Position 2

Nonpartisan Office 6-year term

Guy H. Earle

Commissioner Position 4

Nonpartisan Office 6-year term

Ken Erickson

Curtis W. Perdue

KITSAP COUNTY FIRE PROTECTION DISTRICT NO. 18

Commissioner Position 2

Nonpartisan Office 6-year term

William (Bill) Whiteley III

Chris Quinn

Commissioner Position 5

Nonpartisan Office 6-year term

Darryl Milton

NORTH KITSAP FIRE & RESCUE

Commissioner Position 2

Nonpartisan Office 6-year term

Patrick M. Pearson

D. Scott Henden

NORTH MASON REGIONAL FIRE AUTHORITY

Fire Commissioner

Position No.1

Nonpartisan Office 6-year term

Kelley McIntosh

SOUTH KITSAP FIRE AND RESCUE

Commissioner Position 2

Nonpartisan Office 6-year term

D.W. Dusty Wiley

Fred Freeland

Commissioner Position 5

Nonpartisan Office 6-year term

Paul Golnik

PORT OF BREMERTON DISTRICT NO. 1

Commissioner District 2

Nonpartisan Office 6-year term

Gary K. Anderson

Jack Edwards

Michael Nicosia

PORT OF BROWNSVILLE DISTRICT NO. 2

Commissioner District 3

Nonpartisan Office 6-year short and full term

Shaun E. Nye

PORT OF EGLON DISTRICT NO. 4

Commissioner District 1

Nonpartisan Office 6-year term

Timothy R. Holbrook

PORT OF ILLAHEE DISTRICT NO. 6

Commissioner Position 3

Nonpartisan Office 6-year term

James Aho

PORT OF INDIANOLA DISTRICT NO. 7

Commissioner District 3

Nonpartisan Office 6-year term

Gary Walker

PORT OF KEYPORT DISTRICT NO. 8

Commissioner Position 1

Nonpartisan Office 6-year short and full term

Lena Hunt

Commissioner Position 2

Nonpartisan Office 4-year unexpired term

Brian Watne

PORT OF KINGSTON DISTRICT NO. 9

Commissioner District 1

Nonpartisan Office 6-year short and full term

Steve Heacock

PORT OF MANCHESTER DISTRICT NO. 10

Commissioner Position 1

Nonpartisan Office 4-year term

James E. Strode

Shawn Murphy

PORT OF POULSBO DISTRICT NO. 12

Commissioner Position 1

Nonpartisan Office 6-year term

Mark Singer

PORT OF SILVERDALE DISTRICT NO. 14

Commissioner District 1

Nonpartisan Office 6-year short and full term

Caleb Reese

PORT OF TRACYTON DISTRICT NO. 15

Commissioner District 3

Nonpartisan Office 6-year short and full term

Ken Griffin

PORT OF WATERMAN DISTRICT NO. 16

Commissioner District 1

Nonpartisan Office 4-year unexpired term

Jeff Reynolds

Commissioner District 2

Nonpartisan Office 6-year term

Ben Compton

KITSAP COUNTY SEWER DISTRICT NO. 7

Commissioner Position 1

Nonpartisan Office 6-year term

Alicia Arter

WEST SOUND UTILITY DISTRICT NO. 1

Commissioner Position 1

Nonpartisan Office 6-year term

James Jay Hart

MANCHESTER WATER DISTRICT NO. 11

Commissioner Position 1

Nonpartisan Office 6-year term

Robert (Bob) Ballard

NORTH PERRY WATER DISTRICT NO. 13

Commissioner Position 1

Nonpartisan Office 6-year term

Stephanie S. Marone

Jeff Rupert

Commissioner Position 3

Nonpartisan Office 4-year unexpired term

Mary Sevilla

Mike Dudley

SUNNYSLOPE WATER DISTRICT NO. 15

Commissioner Position 1

Nonpartisan Office 6-year term

Glenn Patterson

Commissioner Position 2

Nonpartisan Office 2-year unexpired term

Paul S. Kenfield

Commissioner Position 3

Nonpartisan Office 4-year unexpired term

Dave Larman

SILVERDALE WATER DISTRICT NO. 16

Commissioner Position 2

Nonpartisan Office 6-year term

John Poppe

BAINBRIDGE ISLAND METROPOLITAN PARK & RECREATION DISTRICT

Commissioner Position 1

Nonpartisan Office 6-year short and full term

Dawn Janow

Commissioner Position 3

Nonpartisan Office 6-year term

Rachel Pritchett

John T. (Tom) Swolgaard

VILLAGE GREEN METROPOLITAN PARK DISTRICT

Commissioner Position 2

Nonpartisan Office 6-year term

Tracy Darlene Harris

Commissioner Position 5

Nonpartisan Office 6-year short and full term

Robert Warden

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