Seven incumbents are running for re-election in Port Angeles, Wa.sh, in the Nov. 2 general election. In total, eight offices are up for election in the city.
In Port Angeles, four of those incumbents are city councilmembers, two are port commissioners, and one is on the Port Angeles School Board.
- LaTrisha Suggs, Port Angeles City Council Position No. 1
- Mike French, Port Angeles City Council Position No. 2
- Lindsey Schromen-Wawrin, Port Angeles City Council Position No. 3
- Kate Dexter, Port Angeles City Council Position No. 4
- Sarah Methner, Port Angeles School District Director Position No. 1
- Colleen McAleer, Port of Port Angeles Commissioner District No. 1
- Steven Burke, Port of Port Angeles Commissioner District No. 2
Sarah Methner, the president of the Port Angeles School District Board, is the longest-serving incumbent running for re-election in Port Angeles in the Nov. 2 general election. Methner was first elected in 2009, and re-elected in 2013 and 2017. She is running against Lola Moses.
Port of Port Angeles Commissioner Colleen McAleer, who occupies the District No. 1 seat, was first elected in 2013, and re-elected in 2013 and 2017. She is running unopposed in her race.
Three of the four Port Angeles city councilmembers up for re-election—Dexter, Schromen-Wawrin, and French— were elected for the first time in 2017. Dexter is running against John W. Procter for the Position No. 4 seat, while Schromen-Wawrin is running against Jena Stamper for the No. 3 seat. French, who holds the No. 2 seat, is running against John Madden.
Councilmember Suggs was appointed to the position on Dec. 19, 2019. She is running against Adam Garcia.
Port of Port Angeles Commissioner Steven Burke, who occupies the District No. 2 seat, was appointed on March 27, 2021. Like fellow commissioner McAleer, he does not face a challenger in the general election.
The Port Angeles School District Director Position No. 2 election is the only Port Angeles election that does not feature an incumbent. Incumbent Cindy Kelly did not file for re-election. The race features Mary Hebert and Gabi Johnson.
Port Angeles is located in Clallam County, Wash. Clallam County is holding municipal elections in its three cities— Port Angeles, Sequim, and Forks. Twenty-six offices are up for election in those cities. In 19 of those races, an incumbent is running for re-election.
To read more about elections in Clallam County, click here.