Last updated: Tuesday, November 12 at 3:30 PM

UPPER and LOWER VALLEY — Yakima and Benton County Election offices continue to count historic levels of last-minute ballots. With less than 30% return rate in Benton County and 32 percent in Yakima County, nearly half the votes came in the last couple days for Yakima.

Balance update as of 3:30 Nov. 12, is as follows:

Yakima County

Total number of registered voters: 119,175

Total number of ballots counted: 38,455

Estimated number of ballots to be counted: 1,000

Legislative District 13, Representative, Pos. 2

Alex Ybarra 767

Steve Verhey 177

Write-Ins 0

Sunnyside City Council Pos. 5

Mike Farmer 506

Julia Hart 484

Write-Ins 2

Sunnyside City Council Pos. 6

James Restucci 755

Write-Ins 36

Sunnyside City Council Pos. 7

Betty Lynn Garza 410

Craig Hicks 557

Write-Ins 4

Grandview Mayor

Gloria Mendoza 481

Write-Ins 28

Grandview Council Pos. 3

Diana R. Jennings 519

Write-Ins 10

Grandview City Council Pos. 4

Gaylord Brewer 356

Joseph Jensen 251

Write-Ins 2

Grandview Council Pos. 5

Bill Moore 534

Write-Ins 2

Grandview Council Pos. 6

David Diaz 521

Write-Ins 11

Grandview Council Pos. 7

Mike Everett 480

Write-Ins 15

Mayor of Granger

Jose Trevino 135

Julie Sharp 101

Write-Ins 2

Granger City Council Pos. 4

Juan Issiordia 189

Write-Ins 6

Granger City Council Pos. 5

Hilda Guzman 129

Israel Bustamante Luevano 111

Mabton City Council Pos. 3

Mark Gourneau 66

Write-Ins 20

Mabton City Council Pos. 4

Vera Zavala 77

Write-Ins 11

Mabton City Council Pos. 5

Arturo De La Fuente 82

Write-Ins 8

Toppenish City Council Pos. 5

George Garcia 556

Write-Ins 10

Toppenish City Council Pos. 6

Naila Prieto-Duval 420

Randy Taylor 227

Write-Ins 0

Toppenish City Council Pos. 7

Loren Belton 566

Write-Ins 14

Zillah City Council, Pos. 3

Douglas Stewart 424

Write-Ins 3

Zillah City Council, Pos. 4

Janice Gonzalez 405

Write-Ins 3

Zillah City Council, Pos. 5

Beth Husted 416

Write-Ins 1

Mabton School District No. 120, Director, District 1

James Adams 202

Write-Ins 4

Mabton School District No. 120, Director, District 2

Wendy Morrow 190

Write-Ins 4

Mabton School District No. 120, Director, District 3

Anabel De La Torre 186

Write-Ins 4

Mabton School District No. 120, Director, Pos. 2, At Large

Tammy Rehms 186

Write-Ins 9

Grandview School District No. 200 District 1

Antonio Sanchez 926

Write-Ins 14

Grandview School District No. 200 District 3

Elizabeth Alba 954

Write-Ins 11

Grandview School District No. 200 District 4

Jessica Trevino 916

Write-Ins 13

Granger School District No. 204 District 3

Dalia Chavez-Isiordia 447

Write-Ins 11

Granger School District No. 204 District 4

Paul Golob 472

Write-Ins 12

Granger School District No. 204 District 1, At Large

Ron Fleming 457

Write-Ins 17

Sunnyside School District No. 201 Director, District 1

Rocky J. Simmons 1581

Write Ins 18

Sunnyside School District No. 201 Director, District 4

Sandra Linde 1516

Write Ins 40

Sunnyside School District No. 201 Director, District 5

Dylan Gardner 1553

Write Ins 12

Port of Grandview Commissioner, District 3

Frank Lyall 1042

Write-Ins 5

Port of Sunnyside Commissioner, District 1

Arnold Lee Martin 1687

Write Ins 21

Prosser Mayor

Randy Taylor 776

Write-Ins 27

Prosser City Council Pos. 4

Robert Elder 587

Robert McGraw 370

Write-Ins 7

Prosser City Council Pos. 5

Mary Ruth Edwards 734

Write-Ins 30

Prosser City Council Pos. 6

Steve Becken 742

Write-Ins 28

Prosser City Council Pos. 7

Stephanie Groom 730

Write-Ins 34

Prosser School District 116, District 1

Peggy Douglas 1,620

Write-Ins 45

Prosser School District 116, District 2

Andy Howe 1,554

Write-Ins 58

West Benton Fire Authority (Prosser) Pos. 2, At Large

The late Max Benitz Jr. 1,390

Write-Ins 66

West Benton Fire Authority (Prosser) Pos. 2

Shane Williams 1,530

Write-Ins 36

Benton County Commissioner

Roy Keck 5,542

Bill O’Neill 5,443

Write-Ins 70

Deb Brumley can be contacted at 509-837-4500, ext. 114 or email DBrumley@sunnysidesun.com

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