Eric Wilkinson, KING
DES MOINES, Wash. (KING) - Jim Langston is the fourth generation from his family to call Des Moines, Washington home. He loves the city so much he gives tours of the Des Moines Historical Museum, and now finds himself in a situation that will certainly leave its mark on his home town.
"Well, I guess I do feel like a part of history," he said from the museum on Friday.
Langston is in an unprecedented race for Commissioner 2 with King County Water District Number 54. Langston is 70 years old, single, a retired school teacher and is, indeed, living.
Believe it or not, that's the main issue in this election because Langston's water district rival is dead. He passed away unexpectedly in August.
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