SPS Board of Directors District 5 Seat Open
Three of the seven seats on the Seattle Public Schools Board of Directors are up for by-district general election on November 7, 2017. A primary election for all three seats will be held on August 1, 2017, because more than two candidates filed for each seat.
Six candidates filed for the open District 5 seat, which includes Garfield: Alec Cooper, Zachary DeWolf, Andre Helmstetter, Candace Vaivadas, Omar Vasquez, and Michelle Sarju (withdrawn). Information from Ballotpedia.