Elia's Walla Walla City Council seat a hot ticket in upcoming elections


WALLA WALLA -- Eleven candidates have filed for four City Council positions, with four running against each other for seat No. 7, held by Dominick Elia.

Elia is being challenged by Paul Mobley, Mary Lou Jenkins and Jack Kammer.

Seat No. 4 incumbent Jerry Cummins is challenged by Dick Swenson and Jim Hackett.

An August primary will be held for seats with more than two candidates.to determine the top two to proceed to the November general election.

Council members Fred Mitchell and Mayor Barbara Clark also filed for re-election.

Clark is challenged by Bradley Sandau for seat No. 5 and Mitchell by Chris Plucker for seat No. 6; these seats will not be included in the August primary.


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