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Primary narrows down races for Ellensburg School Board, Roslyn Council

August 2, 2017 GMT

Kittitas County voters narrowed down races for Ellensburg School Board, Roslyn City Council and Fire District 7 Board during Tuesday’s primary election.

Tosha Woods and Richard Bily will advance to the November general election in the race for Ellensburg School Board Position 4, a four-year term.

Woods had 888 votes, or 47 percent, and Richard Bily had 608 votes, or 33 percent. The top-two vote-getters advance to November’s general election.

Maddie Crisman had 306 votes, or 16 percent. Christina Martin, who ran as a write-in, had 43 votes, or 2 percent.

All of the seats on Tuesday’s ballot were nonpartisan. Voter turnout, as of Tuesday evening, was 14.4 percent.

Roslyn and Fire District 7

Jeff Adams and Doug Kilgore will advance in the race for Roslyn City Council Position 5. Adams had 106 votes, or 54 percent, and Kilgore had 66 votes, or 34 percent. Linda Ringer had 22 votes, or 11 percent.

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In the race for Fire District 7 Commissioner Position 2, Kent Verbeck and Bill Dickinson will face off in November. Dickinson had 198 votes, or 39 percent, and Verbeck had 169 votes, or 33 percent. John Storch had 133 votes, or 26 percent. Fire District 7 serves the rural area surrounding Cle Elum and Roslyn.