KGMI News Reporting
By Mike Curtiss
BELLINGHAM, Wash. – Most of the incumbent candidates for local races have already filed to run for re-election after the first day of filing week.
1st Congressional District Representative Suzan DelBene filed to keep her seat early Monday.
“Mike the Mover” has filed to run against her. Independent candidate Mike Lapointe has filed to run against Rick Larsen to represent the 2nd District in Congress.
Larsen hasn’t filed yet.
State Senator Doug Ericksen was first to file in the 42nd Legislative District.
His opponent Seth Fleetwood says he’ll file soon, but he feels no need to rush.
Vincent Buys, Kristine Lytton and Jeff Morris have all filed to try to keep their seats in the state Legislature.
Whatcom County Prosecutor Dave McEachran has also filed for re-election.