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Mill Creek voters were ill-served in election


Last updated 11/30/2017 at Noon

Mill Creek residents were not well served in this past election. City Councilmember Sean Kelly ran for reelection to a second term, winning handily, while being ineligible for office.

We received a tip in September that Kelly had moved out of Mill Creek and, under state law, that prevented him from continuing to serve on the council. We did some research, discovering he had, in fact, bought a home in Snohomish.

We checked with county Elections & Recording Manager Garth Fell, who confirmed that, if Kelly wasn’t a Mill Creek resident, he couldn’t run for Mill Creek City Council. Unf...

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