After a year-long search and selection process, the Pierce County Auditor’s Office has purchased a new election system. The purchase of the Clear Ballot system is Pierce County’s first major investment in a new tabulation system in over 20 years. The purchase was fully funded with a restricted election replacement account authorized by the Pierce […]
Submitted by Campaign to Elect Jason Whalen Jason Whalen has announced his campaign for reelection to the Lakewood City Council. Deputy Mayor Whalen has served on the City Council since 2010. He represents Lakewood on the Pierce County Regional Council, is a member of the Economic Development Board for Tacoma-Pierce County, and serves as the […]
On Wednesday, February 1, 2017, Mary Moss and Michael Branstetter, two City of Lakewood incumbent city council members, announced in The Suburban Times their intention to run for reelection. When you cast your vote, be mindful that Ms. Moss and Mr. Branstetter are on record for having voted for the City of Lakewood’s Rental Inspection […]
Submitted by Moss Campaign Committee and Brandstetter Campaign Committee Lakewood City Council Members Mary Moss and Michael Brandstetter will run for reelection to the Lakewood City Council in 2017. “We are appreciative of the trust and support of the citizens of Lakewood over the past seven years. We are proud of the strides Lakewood has […]
Submitted by Simpson Campaign Committee Lakewood City Council Member John Simpson will run for reelection in 2017.
Submitted by Vote Thoms committee TACOMA – Robert Thoms has stated his intention to stand for election to continue serving on Tacoma’s City Council. Thoms was appointed unanimously by the City Council in January 2013 to fill a one-year vacancy and was overwhelming elected in November 2013 to a full term. Now that the 2016 election cycle is […]
The Pierce County Auditor’s Office is opening a special appointment period to recruit individuals to write committee statements for the Feb. 14, 2017, Special Election Local Voters’ Pamphlet in the following districts:
Community leader Victoria Woodards will run for Mayor of Tacoma in 2017. Woodards, 51, is a U.S. Army veteran who currently works as President and CEO of the Tacoma Urban League. More than 50 local elected officials and neighborhood leaders are endorsing Woodards’ campaign, including incumbent Mayor Marilyn Strickland and the entire Tacoma City Council.
Jim Merritt, local architect, has announced his candidacy for Mayor of Tacoma. Jim, born and raised in the Tacoma area, has lived in Tacoma for over thirty years. Jim and his wife, Claudia, have three children, one son-in-law, and two grandchildren all in the area.
Hear from Pierce County Auditor Julie Anderson about surprising stats from the County’s General Election. From write-in votes, to close races and possible recounts, learn what’s happening now at the Election Center as staff work toward the certification date.