Announcement from Campaign Manager, Susan Hartle 

On Friday May 17th, Randy Black the General Manager of the Lakewood Water District contacted Gary and informed him that one of the senior Water Commissioners was resigning and offered to appoint Gary as his replacement to serve out the two-remaining years of the term. Gary graciously accepted the appointment and will run for Water Commissioner in 2021 as an incumbent.

On Monday May 20th Gary withdrew from running for Lakewood Water Commissioner. Gary is very excited to be your next Water Commissioner and will work hard for the citizens of Lakewood.  He will be sworn into office on Friday June 14 at 4pm at the Lakewood  Water District office  located at 11900 Gravelly Lake Dr.  SW, Lakewood, WA 98499. We hope to see you there. Thank you for all the generous support you have given Gary during his campaign for political office.


Susan Hartle

Campaign manager for Elect Gary Barton

Stay Tuned!

Hi folks, a week ago I filed for the 2019 campaign for Lakewood Water District Commissioner Position 1. In 2017 I ran for Lakewood Water Commissioner and lost by 19 votes. This time I plan on getting 20 more votes! I will be blogging about our water resources and knocking on doors in our community and talking to voters about water issues.

Keep our water safe, clean and affordable!