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2015 0506 john popeJohn Pope, an Anacortes resident since 1992, has announced his campaign to run for Port of Anacortes Commissioner District 4, opposing incumbent Pat Mooney.

John previously served 9 years on the Anacortes School Board, held a long time position on the Skagit Regional Transportation Organization and is a 20 year member of Kiwanis.  He has served on many committees for both the City and the Port and has proven to be a catalyst in bridging communication between the two entities. 

John is a person who can hear the concerns of the community and lead with common sense.  His career provided experience in business, marine activities, personnel management, industrial labor issues and project management.

John is a sailor, member of OARS and one of the founding members of The Small Boat Center.  His desire to serve as Port Commissioner is an extension of his dedication to serve his community.

COVID-19 Cases in Skagit County

4,564 Confirmed Skagit Cases
390-399 Total Cases in ZIP 98221

287 Hospitalizations
67 Deaths
34,545 Fully Vaccinated
49,322 Initial Doses Given


355,387 Confirmed Cases Statewide
21,292 Hospitalizations

5,362 Deaths Statewide
1,765,245 Fully Vaccinated
2,677,748 Initial Doses Given

Updated 8 pm, April 15, 2021.

County Map: Confirmed COVID-19 cases by ZIP code in Skagit County. Updated weekly.

Sources: Skagit County Public Health, Washington State Department of Health, New York Times

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