Filings continue through Friday

Many countywide incumbents running unopposed so far

Candidate filings continue through Friday, with just a few candidates filing Tuesday and Wednesday.

Here are the most recent filings.

Superior Court Judge Ray Kahler of Aberdeen filed on Tuesday. He was appointed by Gov. Jay Inslee to fill the seat vacated when Judge Mark McCauley retired last year. He’ll be opposed by former District Court Judge David Mistachkin of Aberdeen. They’ll be running to fill the last two years of McCauley’s term.

Incumbent District Court Judge Tom Copland of Aberdeen filed for re-election on Wednesday.

Incumbent PUD commissioner Arie Callaghan of Elma has drawn an opponent, Allen Werth of Oakville. That is a non-partisan position.

Robert Kegel, a longtime Aberdeen policeman and deputy coroner, has filed for the coroner’s position, running as a Democrat.

Incumbent Assessor Dan Lindgren, a Democrat, filed for re-election.