The race for Tacoma City Council heated up today with the announcement that teacher, and football coach John Hines, will run now for the District 1 seat against Councilmember Anders Ibsen instead of running for the at-large seat. [Read more…]
By Mike Courts
Today I announce my candidacy for the Position of Mayor of DuPont. I am a 30 year Army veteran and active member of our community. For the past three-and-one-half years I have served as one of your DuPont City Councilmembers and President of the DuPont Transportation Benefit District. [Read more…]
The Pierce County Auditor’s Office is opening a special appointment period to recruit individuals to write “against” statements for the August 4, 2015, primary election local voters’ pamphlet in the following districts: [Read more…]
Lakewood Mayor Don Anderson has announced he will seek re-election to the Lakewood City Council. First elected in 2007, Anderson served five years as deputy mayor before being chosen as mayor in January of 2013. Both positions are selected by vote of fellow council members. A Lakewood resident for over 25 years, he has practiced law with the Tacoma firm of Eisenhower & Carlson since 1981. He holds degrees in business administration and law from the University of Puget Sound. [Read more…]
The 2015 Regular Legislative Session adjourned on Friday, April 24. In the wake of the session, WashingtonVotes.org has released its annual Missed Votes Report, detailing missed roll call votes on bills for every legislator.
STEILACOOM- Active community leader Tom Bradbury announced today he will run for Pierce County Charter Review Committee District 6 Position #1. Bradbury is a teacher and founding member of the Patriot Athletic League and a Steilacoom resident for nearly two decades. [Read more…]
Longtime Steilacoom resident, Fred Crumley, announced today that he will run for Steilacoom Town Council position 5, the seat currently occupied by Bruce Judson. [Read more…]
DUPONT – Former JBLM Soldier Matt Helder today announced that he will run for an open seat on DuPont’s City Council. The seat is currently held by Kathy Trotter.
Helder is a former U.S. Army Captain who served with the 2nd Stryker Brigade at JBLM. He deployed to Afghanistan from 2012 to 2013 where he earned both the Bronze Star and Combat Action Badge. [Read more…]
Paul Bocchi announced his re-election bid for the Lakewood City Council:
“Lakewood has made a lot of progress in the last four years. Crime is lower, the city’s finances are stronger and we are investing in street maintenance for the first time in years. I have enjoyed working with my fellow council members, city staff and and Lakewood citizens to help make Lakewood safer and its government more efficient, effective and responsive. We need to work to make Lakewood more livable by building on the success of the past and making sure that the improvements being made reach all neighborhoods and citizens.”
Bocchi is a budget analyst for Pierce County. His wife, Holly, works for the Clover Park School District. They have three children.
On Saturday, December 13, 2014 the Pierce County Republican Party held a meeting for their Central Committee Precinct Committee Officers, members and guests. This meeting was held to vote and organize itself for the 2015-2016 terms.
The newly elected board is: Deryl McCarty (Puyallup) Chairman; Linda Siegel (Fox Island) Vice Chair; Connie Coleman-Lacadie (Lakewood) State Committeeman; James Caswell, State Committeeman; Sharon Hanek (Bonney Lake) Treasurer and Patricia Mannie (University Place) Deputy Treasurer. [Read more…]