District 1


It is a privilege to serve you on the Snohomish County Council as the District 1 representative. My top priorities include passing a balanced budget with no tax increases, supporting public safety & combatting the rise in crime, and fostering family wage jobs & economic growth in Snohomish County. Please do not hesitate to reach out to my office at any time with any questions or concerns you may have – I am here to serve you.


Council District 1 includes Marysville, Arlington, Stanwood, Granite Falls, Darrington, the Stillaguamish Tribe, the Sauk-Suiattle Tribe, and unincorporated North Snohomish County. Contact Councilmember Nehring by email at Nate.Nehring@snoco.org or by phone at (425) 512-4810.


Biography of Nate Nehring

Nate and his wife Savannah are both lifelong residents of North Snohomish County. They currently live in Arlington, where they are raising their three children, Kennedy, James, and Claire. Nate and Savannah are both active members of their community and enjoy volunteering through church and coaching youth sports. Nate graduated from Western Washington University and has served on the Snohomish County Council since 2017.


Nate has prioritized working in a bipartisan manner in order to best serve the residents of Snohomish County. He penned an op-ed in the Seattle Times to that effect during his time as Chair of the County Council: https://www.seattletimes.com/opinion/putting-politics-aside-to-get-the-job-done/.


During his time on Council, Nate has prioritized fiscal responsibility, public safety, and economic growth. He has consistently voted against tax increases and has played a key role in balancing the budget with no increase to the general property tax levy in four of the past five years. Nate led the effort to ban heroin injection sites from Snohomish County and also worked with the cities of Arlington and Marysville along with the Snohomish County Sheriff’s Office and Human Services Department to establish the North County law enforcement-embedded social worker program. Nate has also partnered with local school districts, businesses, and labor organizations to develop the Regional Apprenticeship Pathways (RAP) Program to serve local students in North Snohomish County by providing them with a career pathway into the skilled trades.