Also, a close Whatcom County Superior Court Judge Position 2 race has been decided.

  “It appears that Evan Jones has been elected,” posted James Erb on Facebook Nov. 4. “I called Evan earlier this evening to congratulate him and to wish him success in this important position.”

  The latest numbers on the race are: Evan Jones, 61,992 votes, 50.8%; James Erb, 59,812 votes, 49%.

  But only about 250 ballots were estimated to be counted yet on Friday.

  This open position being filled is that of retiring judge Deborra Garrett.

  David E. Freeman handily won election to the Judge Position 4 seat to which he was appointed.