Commissioner Ken Humberston may face runoff to keep seat
Ken Humberston may face another hurdle to win reelection to Clackamas County Board of Commissioners Position 4, given that he has less than 49.5% of the vote according to early returns.
Humberston's two opponents, Mark Shull and Breeauna Sagdal, received about 27% and 23% of the vote respectively. Humberston will have to appear against Shull, another military veteran, on the November ballot if he doesn't receive more than 50% of the final tally. According to election officials, write-in candidates will count against Humberston in the final tally, and initial results showing him at more than 49.5% are not calculating the number of write-in votes.
Humberston wants to serve his second consecutive term, first winning election to the board in 2016. Humberston has been a vocal proponent of bringing new jobs to Clackamas County by supporting the local cross-laminated timber industry, as well as providing high-speed internet to all rural corners of the county.
The Marine Corps veteran and retired probation officer has an extensive background in public service including as a school board member and one-time mayor of the city of Dunsmuir, California.
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