Bisset pulls ahead in City Council primary

August 17, 2011

NEW — 4:50 p.m., Aug. 17, 2011

Gordon A. Bisset has established a commanding lead in Newcastle’s primary race for the fourth position on the City Council.

With about 70 percent — or 938 votes — Bisset pulls ahead of candidate Frank Irigon, who has gathered 312 votes, or about 23 percent to total votes cast, according to updated information provided on the King County elections website.

Both candidates will advance to the November ballot for the general election.

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