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LeighAnn Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Nov-29-11 08:57 PM
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Write-in candidate unseats Hildreth as Pacific mayor
Source: PNW Local News

As a political outsider and long shot candidate, Cy Sun was realistic about his chances to unseat two-term incumbent Richard Hildreth as mayor of the City of Pacific.

"I didn't expect to win, to be honest with you," said the 81-year-old, a highly decorated Korean War veteran and 12-year resident of Pacific. "As a write-in candidate, I felt like the odds were against me. That being said, I was determined to go the extra mile."

Sun took his campaign to the streets. He estimated he knocked on about 1,000 doors, walking nine hours each day for three weeks leading up to the Nov. 8 general election.

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In the King County Elections' official final results released Tuesday morning, Sun received 464 votes or 40 percent of the ballots cast. Six other write-in candidates received a vote apiece, according to campaign officials.

Read more: http://www.pnwlocalnews.com/news/134722023.html
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