The candidates have filed, and the races are on!
May 28, 2020
Filing for the 2020 elections closed last Friday, May 15, clarifying the races to come. A three-way competition is on for the Walla Walla County Commission District 1 seat. Currently held by two-term incumbent Jim Johnson of Waitsburg, he will not be seeking re-election after his successful battle with cancer.
The District 1 seat encompasses the central and southern voting districts in the city of Walla Walla and the south-central part of the county up to the Oregon state line.
Three Republicans have filed, including local business owner Jenny Mayberry (Hot Mama's Espresso), Walla Walla rea...