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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…


Comments | More in 2014 elections | Topics: Courtney Gregoire, John Creighton, John Naubert

February 26, 2013 at 3:28 PM

Albro proposes salary boost for Port of Seattle commissioners

Port of Seattle Commission President Tom Albro announced today his proposal to give port commissioners a $35,000 raise — from $6,000 a year to the annual salary paid to state legislators, a little more than $42,000 a year. Just to show he’s not trying to get rich, Albro said he will waive the salary for himself,…


Comments | More in homepage, Politics Northwest, Port Commission | Topics: Bill Bryant, Seattle Port Commission, Tom Albro

February 25, 2013 at 4:30 PM

Port of Seattle Commission plans back-to-back appointments

The Port of Seattle Commission is appointing a new member to replace commissioner Gael Tarleton early next month. Almost as soon as they appoint a new member from a field of six finalists, they’ll be short one commissioner again when Rob Holland’s resignation becomes effective March 15. So Commission President Tom Albro said the commission…


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