Peterson announces run for 2nd term
Edmonds City Council member Strom Peterson has announced he will run to retain his seat on the city council.
Peterson already has a number of citizens, service organizations and current and former elected officials that support his camaign, including:
- Local Edmonds Firefighters (IAFF #1828)
- Edmonds Mayor Dave Earling
- State Representative Marko Liias
- Former Edmonds Mayor Gary Haakenson
- Snohomish County Council President Stephanie Wright
- Former Edmonds City Council Member Deanna Dawson
Peterson’s campaign says “This diverse group expresses confidence in Peterson's leadership, dedication to Edmonds, and knowledge of the current economic climate.”
Endorsers spoke highly of Peterson's record and service to Edmonds.
“Strom has brought a wonderful spirit and creativity to the Council,” said State Representative Marko Liias, “Along with a commitment to doing the hard work it takes to get things done.”
Peterson acknowledged the difficult economic challenges facing Edmonds.
“Edmonds is facing tight budgets for years to come, but we are all committed to working together to promote Edmonds as a great place to live, visit and do business,” Peterson said.
Peterson also expressed appreciation for the diverse support his campaign has gained. “Their confidence and trust means a lot to me. My only goal is to be a good public servant.”
Peterson will hold a campaign kick-off event in March and encourages the citizens of Edmonds to continue to reach out to him to communicate their goals and priorities for our town.