Pierce County Auditor Julie Anderson, Elections Supervisor Shannon Cortez, and Elections Specialist Dave Heinemann accepted a national award in San Francisco on Thursday, Aug. 21, for their office’s work on the highly-successful ballot drop-box program. The Guardian Award, given by the National Association of Election Officials, recognizes a practice that exemplifies the organization’s principles and standards of conduct.
The Auditor’s Office announces the opening of a special appointment period. Individuals are needed to write “For” and “Against” statements for the November 4, 2014 General Election local voters’ pamphlet in the following districts: [Read more...]
By Betsy Tainer, University Place
The City of University Place will be running a ballot measure in November asking residents to pay an addition 3.5% utility tax to fund additional police services. This story posted at UPtaxes.org provides information to voters so they can know about this and understand the nuances of it.
By Trish Stewart
In browsing the Suburban Times this weekend, I came across a letter attacking successful businesswoman and Republican candidate for State Representative in the 28th District, Monique Trudnowski.
The letter was clearly written by a supporter of perennial candidate Paul Wagemann, who Trudnowski is running against in the primary on Tuesday.
The question at Lakewood United early Thursday morning, July 31, was whether the four candidates represented at the platform, and wanting to represent you in the State Legislature, would use negative campaigning – ‘hit pieces’ – reflecting poorly on their opponent rather than run a race based on their own merits.
The Primary Candidates for the 28th Legislative District will be at the July 31 meeting of Lakewood United.
The Lakewood United group meets at 7 AM every Thursday at Burs Restaurant, which is located at 6151 Steilacoom Boulevard SW in Lakewood. The next two programs after this week are: [Read more...]
The Auditor’s Office announces the opening of a special appointment period. Individuals are sought to write “Against” statements for the Nov. 4, 2014 General Election local voters’ pamphlet in the following districts: [Read more...]
On August 5, 2014, Pierce County will join with the rest of Washington State in voting in the 2014 primary election. The Pierce County Auditor’s office has published an election information and results schedule that details what’s on the ballot, what special elections are taking place, how to vote, where to vote, when we’ll know the results, and a number of other frequently asked questions. Click to access the 2014 Primary Election Information and Results Schedule.
TACOMA – With ballots arriving in mailboxes countywide on Saturday, Jeanette Lineberry announced endorsements from local leaders and civic organizations.
By John Simpson – Lakewood City Councilmember
The rain fell in buckets, and a man was pushing a car out of the right-of-way in front of the old Lakewood Mall. Behind the wheel was an elderly woman.
I stopped, got out and helped him push the vehicle a little further and into a parking spot.
Sopping wet, that is when Dick Muri and I first met.