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August 6, 2013 at 8:37 PM

Constantine rolling; few surprises in other King County races

King County Executive Dow Constantine breezed through Tuesday’s primary election with 76 percent of the vote. Civil engineer Alan Lobdell was leading the challengers with 12 percent of the vote counted Tuesday, while Everett Stewart had 7 percent and Goodspaceguy 4 percent.

The top two vote-getters advance to the November general election.

There were few surprises in the Metropolitan King County Council races.

In the District 9 race, Eastside Councilmember Reagan Dunn and real-estate broker Shari Song are headed to the general election in November. Dunn held a strong lead with 56 percent of the vote while Song tallied 35 percent in results counted Tuesday. The third candidate in the race, Kristina Macomber, had 9 percent.

For District 1, the newest council member, Rod Dembowski, will go up against Naomi Wilson in the fall. Dembowski had 69 percent of the vote, while Wilson had 24 percent and John Fray 6 percent.

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