The final voting results for the 2014 Primary Election are listed below. The top two contenders that will appear on the November General Election ballot are:
U.S. representative: Derek Kilmer (63 percent) vs Marty McClendon (32 percent).
State senator: Jan Angel (57 percent) vs Judy Arbogast (43 percent).
State representative: Nathan Schlicher (47 percent) vs Jesse Young (39 percent).
State representative: Larry Seaquist (51 percent) vs Michelle Calder (48 percent).
County councilmember: Derek Young (50 percent) vs Stan Flemming (50 percent). Young received 50 more votes than Flemming.
District court judge: Lineberry (38 percent) vs Williams (31 percent), who edged out Allen by 448 votes.
The remaining elected offices were unopposed.
Schools Prop 1 (bond): Failed 51 percent to 49 percent (60 percent vote required, plus validation requirement).
Schools Prop 2 (levy): Failed 53 percent to 47 percent (50 percent vote required, without validation requirement).
Pierce County had 442,910 registered voters with 122,061 ballots cast, with 28 percent of the registered voters casting ballots.
Peninsula School District had 42,850 registered voters with 21,047 ballots cast, with 49 percent of the registered voters casting ballots, which is by far the highest return rate for the entirety of Pierce County.
With both school funding measures having failed, the PSD school board will be discussing options on how to best fund their needs, what to cut, additional requirements for redistricting, et cetera, at their next school board meeting to be held on Sept. 11 at 6 p.m. at the district office. The public is welcome to attend and comment.