2019 Elections

Current Bainbridge Island City Council Members:

Kol Medina- Mayor/North Ward (expires December 2019)

Joe Deets- North Ward (expires December 2021)

Sarah Blossom- South Ward (expires December 2019)

Matthew Tirman- South Ward (expires December 2021)

Rasham Nassar- Central Ward (expires December 2021)

Ron Peltier- At-Large (expires December 2019)

Leslie Schneider- Deputy Mayor (expires December 2019)

2019 Bainbridge Island City Council Elections:

Four positions for Bainbridge City Council will be filled during the November 2019 general election. There will be one individual elected from each ward (North, South, Central) and one, At-Large (all-island) representative.  All Council Members will serve four year terms. For more information on the City Council Candidates visit: Kitsap County Voters Pamphlet   

At-Large District 1 Candidates:

Anthony Oddo

Phone: (206) 317-4271

Email: anthony4bainbridge@gmail.com

Website: anthonyoddo.org

Kirsten Hytopoulos

Phone: (206) 842-1596

Email: kristen4council@gmail.com

Website: kirstenforcouncil2019.com


North Ward District 2 Candidates:

Kol Medina – (incumbent)     

Phone: (206) 755-9205  

Email: kol@re-electkolmedina.com

Website: re-electkolmedina.com

Kevin Fetterly

Phone: (206) 451-5122

Email: fetterly4bi@gmail.com

Website: fetterly4bi.com


Central Ward District 4 Candidates:

Grayson Wildsmith

Phone: (206) 963-7035

Email: wildsmithgrayson@gmail.com

Leslie A. Schneider

Phone: (206) 355-9636

Email: Leslie@climbingwater.com


South Ward District 6 Candidates:

Sarah Blossom-(incumbent) 

Phone: (206) 715-9987

Email: Blossom4Council@gmail.com

MIchael Pollock

Phone: (206) 707-5087

Email: michaelpollock98110@gmail.com


To read questions Quality Bainbridge posed to the 2019 City Council Candidates: click here

To read questions Quality Bainbridge posed to the 2019 BISD Director Candidates: click here

To read questions Quality Bainbridge posed to the 2019 BI Parks District Candidates: click here

To read questions Quality Bainbridge posed to the 2019 Fire District Candidates: click here




To Read the BISD Director Candidates’ answers to Quality Bainbridge’s questions simply click on the highlighted links below. BISD Director open positions are for Districts; 1, 3 and 4. These are all 4 year terms. (please note, we will continue to post answers as we receive them)

Lynn K. Smith, Director District 1 Candidate 

Sanjay Pal, Director District 3 Candidate

Andy Ewing, Director District 4 Candidate

Christina Hulet, Director District 4 Candidate



To Read the BI Fire District Candidates’ answers to Quality Bainbridge’s questions simply click on the highlighted links below. (please note, we will continue to post answers as we receive them)

Robert S. Peterson, Bainbridge Island Fire Commissioner, Position 2

Yongsuk Cho, Bainbridge Island Fire Commissioner, Position 2

Gina Batall, Bainbridge Island Fire Commissioner, Position 3

Ernst (Fritz) von Ibsch, Bainbridge Island Fire Commissioner, Position 4