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November 5, 2013 at 7:09 AM

Incumbents leading in Port Commission races

UPDATE, 8:25 p.m.: Incumbent Port Commissioner John Creighton was holding a lead over Auburn Mayor Pete Lewis in Tuesday’s initial election results, and three other incumbents were also leading their challengers. In initial returns, Creighton was leading 69 percent to 31 percent. Voters were supporting two appointed commissioners, Courtney Gregoire and Stephanie Bowman. Gregoire was beating Socialist…


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January 8, 2013 at 11:36 AM

Port Commissioner John Creighton will seek re-election

Port of Seattle Commissioner John Creighton said today he will seek re-election this year. He’s been on the commission since 2006 and served as president in 2007 and 2008. He ran unopposed in 2009. He said in a news release he will campaign on his leadership helping the port grow sustainably, particularly its cruise operations. He…


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November 27, 2012 at 3:30 PM

Port puts off proposal to add personal assistants

Port of Seattle Commissioner Rob Holland put off indefinitely a proposal to allow commissioners to hire interns to act as personal assistants. At the port’s meeting this afternoon, Holland withdrew the budget amendment he had planned to introduce last-minute. He said he supports the proposal to have the five commissioners be able to hire…


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