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Q&A with Mukilteo City Administrator Steve Powers regarding City Council’s political affiliation allegations

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MUKILTEO, Wash., March 9, 2022 – The following is a question-and-answer exchange between the Lynnwood Times staff and Mukilteo’s City Administrator Steve Powers regarding the conclusion the City reached following the allegations by former City Council vacancy candidate Ashvin Sanghvi that Councilmen Louis Harris and Riaz Khan asked him to declare his political affiliation during […]

Mukilteo candidate responds to City’s decision on alleged council appointment violations

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MUKILTEO, Wash., March 7, 2022 — Following the allegation that Mukilteo City Council members Louis Harris and Riaz Khan asked Ashvin Sanghvi, a city council vacancy candidate, to declare his political affiliation during a private meeting, a resident requested the city look into the matter and that the councilmen give an on-the-record response if the […]

Councilmen Harris and Khan allegedly politicized Mukilteo council vacancy appointment

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MUKILTEO, Wash., January 31, 2022 – During the January 18th City Council candidate interviews, it was revealed by one of the candidates, Ashvin Sanghvi, that allegedly Councilmen Riaz Khan and Louis Harris asserted party affiliation as a criterion for their support to fill the vacancy on the Mukilteo city council in a private meeting with […]

Op-Ed: Appoint Kevin Stoltz to fill the Mukilteo CC vacancy


With Joe Marine’s election to be Mayor, Council now has to appoint someone to fill Marine’s Council vacancy. Our system of having the voters choose those they want to represent them supports your appointment of someone the voters want. Our system does not switch to now having four Councilmembers choose someone they personally want instead […]

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