Challenger Cooper leading in mayoral race
Two city council seats may also change hands
Last updated 11/3/2021 at 12:49am
MEDICAL LAKE – Challengers in at least three races have resounding leads in their bids to unseat incumbent elected city officials following the initial count of the Nov. 2 general election returns.
In the mayoral race, challenger Terri Cooper leads has 412 votes (62.61%) while incumbent Shirley Maike has 234 votes (36%) of the total 668 ballots.
Four write-in votes have also counted in the mayoral race.
Of the 2,991 registered voters in Medical Lake, 22.33% of voters showed up as of Tuesday, election officials said.
Cooper's platform is built on a foundation of helping small business an...