Six incumbents are running for re-election in Sequim, Wash., in the Nov. 2 general election. In total, eleven offices are up for election in the city.
In Sequim, three of those incumbents are city councilmembers, two are port commissioners, and one is on the Port Angeles School Board.
- Sarah Kincaid, Sequim City Council Position No. 2
- Mike Pence, Sequim City Council Position No. 3
- Rachel Anderson, Sequim City Council Position No. 4
- Ray L. Henninger, Park and Recreation Commissioner Position No. 1
- Frank Pickering, Park and Recreation Commissioner Position No. 2
- Alan Frank, Sunland Water District Commissioner Position No. 3
Park and Recreation Commissioner Frank Pickering is the longest-serving incumbent running for re-election in Sequim. Pickering was first elected in 2013, and re-elected in 2017. He is running unopposed in the general election for the No. 2 seat.
Park and Recreation Commissioner Ray Henninger is the next longest-serving incumbent running for re-election in Sequim. He was appointed to the position on Oct. 10, 2018, after the previous incumbent retired. Henninger, like fellow commissioner Pickering, will not face a challenger in the general election.
Sunland Water District Commissioner Alan Frank was appointed to the position on Jan. 1, 2020. He is running unopposed in the general election.
Sequim city councilmembers Pence and Kincaid were both appointed on April 27, 2020. Pence is running against challenger Vicki L. Lowe, while Kincaid is running against challenger Kathy Downer. Councilmember Anderson was appointed on February 16, 2021. She is running against Daryl Ness.
Five races in Sequim— two school board seats, two city council seats, and one seat on Fire District #3— do not feature an incumbent.
Sequim 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.