Price Johnson to seek reelection as Island County commissioner

Island County Commissioner Helen Price Johnson will run for reelection.

Price Johnson, a Democrat, is nearing the end of her first term as a District 1 commissioner. Elected in 2008, she was the first woman ever elected to the three-member board.

Price Johnson joins Robert "Jeff" Lauderdale, a Republican who lives near Coupeville, in the race. Lauderdale filed paperwork as a candidate in the race on July 19 and officially announced his candidacy on Aug. 13.

Price Johnson, who lives in Clinton, registered as a candidate with the state's Public Disclosure Commission on Aug. 30. She could not be immediately reached for comment late Wednesday.

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