Incumbents lead in Newcastle’s legislative, congressional races

November 7, 2012

NEW — 4:45 p.m. Nov. 7, 2012

Months of campaigning came to a head and locals finally got the chance to make their vote count Nov. 6 as Election Day came and went.

In the contests for the 41st Legislative District positions, early returns show that the majority of voters decided to stay with the incumbents.

Renton Democrat Marcie Maxwell charged ahead of Issaquah Republican Tim Eaves to represent the district in the state House of Representatives. Maxwell garnered 58 percent – or 24,000 votes – to Eaves’ 41 percent – or 17,242 votes. Read more