Bonney Lake Election Results

Bonney Lake will be electing a new mayor based on today's primary returns.

Five candidates were seeking the top two spots advancing to the general election Nov. 8.

As of Wednesday morning in the mayor's race, City Councilman Neil Johson leads with 698 votes, City Councilman Jim Rackley is second with 398 followed by Mayor Bob Young with 298, Dan Decker 138 and Quinn Dahlstrom 106.

If these numbers hold Johnson and Rackley will face off in the general election.

Absentee ballots are continuing to be received at the auditor's office. An updated of the numbers will be available at the Pierce County Auditor's site,

Buckley's mayor race is shaping up to be a tight contest. City Councilwoman Pat Johnson out polled Mayor John Blanusa seeking his fourth term.

Johnson received 271 and Blanusa 234.

Only contested races of more than two candidates appeared on the primary ballot along with propositions and levies.

The top two vote-getters will move to the general election.

Below are selected results. Complete results with updates are available online at the auditor's site.

Bonney Lake Mayor

Robert L. "Bob" Young

298 18.34 percent

Quinn Dahlstrom

106 6.52 percent

Daniel A. Decker

138 8.49 percent

James M. Rackley

398 24.49 percent

Neil Johnson

675 41.54 percent


10 0.62 percent

Charter Review Commission District 1 Position 2

Tim Corliss

3,674 29.99 percent

Matthew Hamilton

2,562 20.91 percent

June Stinson

1,081 8.82 percent

Barbara Skinner

4,821 39.35 percent

Write in 113

Sumner School District No. 320 Director - Distict No. 5

Cathy Freeman

1,417 33.76 percent

Troy J. Smith

508 12.10 percent

Sherm Voiles

2,209 52.63 percent


63 1.50 percent


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