Early results show Debbie Sullivan leading the Tumwater City Council primary with 58 percent of the vote.
Sullivan has 1,393 of the 2,387 votes that have been counted so far. Brian Tomlinson has 654 votes, or 27 percent. Jonathan Kaplan has 328 votes, or 14 percent.
Sullivan, 63, is the incumbent and works in administration. She identified homelessness at the biggest challenge facing Tumwater in her response to The Olympian’s voter guide questionnaire.
Kaplan is a teacher and writer. In his voter guide submission, he identified population growth, and the strain it will place on the city’s infrastructure, as the Tumwater’s biggest challenge.
Tomlinson, 61, is an IT specialist. He identified environmental sustainability as the city’s biggest challenge in his voter guide submission.