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Sample Ballot

This sample ballot contains all candidates and measures certified to appear on the November 6 General Election ballot. You will not be entitled to vote on all races that appear on this sample ballot. Only the contests and measures that apply to your precinct will be listed on your absentee voter guide or at your pollsite.

 

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STATE MEASURES

Initiative to the People No. 747

Initiative Measure No. 747 concerns limiting property tax increases. This measure would require state and local governments to limit property tax levy increases to 1% per year, unless an increase greater than this limit is approved by the voters at an election. Should this measure be enacted into law?

Yes  No

Initiative to the People No. 773

Initiative Measure No. 773 concerns additional tobacco taxes for low-income health programs and other programs. This measure would impose an additional sales tax on cigarettes and a surtax on wholesaled tobacco products. The proceeds would be earmarked for existing programs and expanded health care services for low-income persons. Should this measure be enacted into law?

Yes  No

Initiative to the People No. 775

Initiative Measure No. 775 concerns long-term in-home care services. This measure would create a “home care quality authority” to establish qualifications, standards, accountability, training, referral and employment relations for publicly funded individual providers of in-home care services to elderly and disabled adults. Should this measure be enacted into law?

Yes  No

Engrossed Senate
Joint Resolution 8208

The Legislature has proposed a constitutional amendment on the use of temporary superior court judges (judges pro tempore). This amendment would allow superior courts to bring in elected Washington judges from other court levels to hear cases on a temporary basis, subject to certain restrictions, as implemented by supreme court rules. Should this constitutional amendment be:

Approved  Rejected

House Joint Resolution 4202

The Legislature has proposed a constitutional amendment on the investment of state funds. This amendment would grant increased discretion to the Legislature in deciding how to invest state funds. Funds under the authority of the state investment board could be invested as determined by state statute. Should this constitutional amendment be:

Approved  Rejected
   
COUNTY OFFICE
Thurston County Auditor
1 Year
Unexpired
Vote For One
Kim Wyman Republican
 
   
PORT OF OLYMPIA
Port Commissioner, District No. 2
4 Year Term Vote For One
Harold Chambers Non Partisan
Steve Pottle Non Partisan
Port Commissioner, District No. 3
4 Year Term Vote For One
Paul Telford Non Partisan
Jeff Dickison
Non Partisan
   
CONSERVATION DISTRICTS
Conservation Supervisor
Position No. 1
2 Year Unexpired Vote For One
Clifford D. (Doug) Rushton Non Partisan
Conservation Supervisor
Position No. 2
Short + 3 Year Vote For One
David L. Hall Non Partisan
 
TOWN OF BUCODA

Mayor

4 Year Term Vote For One
Alan T. Carr Non Partisan
Town Council
Position No. 3
4 Year Term Vote For One
Traci L. Glenn Non Partisan
Town Council
Position No. 2
2 Year Unexpired Vote For One
Nancy Steen Benavente Non Partisan
Town Council
Position No. 5
4 Year Term Vote For One
Kay Hughes Non Partisan
 
CITY OF LACEY
City Council
Position No. 4
4 Year Term Vote For One
Ann L. Burgman Non Partisan
David Hedglin Non Partisan
City Council
Position No. 6
4 Year Term Vote For One
Graeme Sackrison Non Partisan

City Council
Position No. 5

4 Year Term Vote For One
John Darby Non Partisan
Jim Weber Non Partisan
City Council
Position No. 7
4 Year Term Vote For One
Virgil S. Clarkson Non Partisan
 
CITY OF OLYMPIA

City Council
Position No. 4

Short + 4 Year Vote For One
Curt Pavola Non Partisan
Mark Daniels Non Partisan

City Council
Position No. 7

4 Year Term Vote For One
Jeanette Hawkins Non Partisan
Steve Hughes Non Partisan

City Council
Position No. 5

4 Year Term Vote For One
Matthew Green Non Partisan
Jim Boyde Non Partisan

Municipal Court Judge
Position No. 1

4 Year Term Vote For One
Lee Creighton Non Partisan
City Council
Position No. 6
Short + 4 Year Vote For One
Doug Mah Non Partisan
T.J. Johnson Non Partisan
 
 
TOWN OF RAINIER

Mayor

Short + 4 Year Vote For One
Sherry O’Dell Non Partisan
Nancy C. Decker Non Partisan
Town Council
Position No. 4
2 Year Unexpired Vote For One
Dennis C. McVey Non Partisan
Town Council
Position No. 1
4 Year Term Vote For One
Ed Vatne Non Partisan
Town Council
Position No. 5
4 Year Term Vote For One
Randy Schleis Non Partisan

Town Council
Position No. 3

4 Year Term Vote For One
Michael Bisher Non Partisan
Steven W. Belew Non Partisan
 
 
CITY OF TENINO
City Council
Position No. 1
4 Year Term Vote For One
John J. O’Callahan Non Partisan
City Council
Position No. 4
4 Year Term Vote For One
Kenneth A. Jones Non Partisan
 
CITY OF TUMWATER
Mayor
4 Year Term Vote For One
Ralph C. Osgood Non Partisan
City Council
Position No. 5
Short + 4 Year Vote For One
Karen L. Valenzuela Non Partisan
Michelle Tsalaky  
City Council
Position No. 4
4 Year Term Vote For One
Bruce E. Zeller Non Partisan
City Council
Position No. 6
Short + 4 Year Vote For One
Wayne Williams Non Partisan
 
CITY OF YELM
Mayor
Short + 4 Year Vote For One
Adam Rivas Non Partisan
City Council
Position No. 4
4 Year Term Vote For One
Glen Cunningham Non Partisan
Ron Harding Non Partisan
City Council
Position No. 3
Short + 4 Year Vote For One
Robert W. Isom Non Partisan
City Council
Position No. 5
Short + 4 Year Vote For One
J. W. Foster Non Partisan
Pat Fetterly Non Partisan
 
CENTRALIA SCHOOL DISTRICT NO. 401-L
School Board Director, Position No. 1
4 Year Term Vote For One
Ron Brumbaugh Non Partisan
School Board Director, Position No. 5
4 Year Term Vote For One
Patricia Dolezal Non Partisan
 
GRIFFIN SCHOOL DISTRICT NO. 324
School Board Director, Position No. 3
2 Year Unexpired Vote For One
Brenna English Non Partisan
School Board Director, Position No. 5
4 Year Term Vote For One
Frederick W. Finn Non Partisan
School Board Director, Position No. 4
4 Year Term Vote For One
Neil G. Falkenburg Non Partisan
 
 
NORTH THURSTON PUBLIC SCHOOLS
School Board Director, District No. 2
4 Year Term Vote For One
Chuck Namit Non Partisan
School Board Director, District No. 3
4 Year Term Vote For One
Aaron K. Owada Non Partisan
 
OLYMPIA SCHOOL DISTRICT NO. 111
School Board Director, District No. 3
4 Year Term Vote For One
John McGee Non Partisan
School Board Director, District No. 5
4 Year Term Vote For One
Barbara Fay Roder Non Partisan
Russ Lehman Non Partisan
 
RAINIER SCHOOL DISTRICT NO. 307
School Board Director, District No. 4
4 Year Term Vote For One
Keith Meyer Non Partisan
Patrick W. Barrett Non Partisan
School Board Director, District No. 5
4 Year Term Vote For One
J.E. (Fritz) Fittinger Non Partisan
 
ROCHESTER SCHOOL DISTRICT NO. 401
School Board Director, District No. 1
4 Year Term Vote For One
Bill Johnson Non Partisan
School Board Director, District No. 5
4 Year Term Vote For One
John R. Mortenson Non Partisan
 
TENINO SCHOOL DISTRICT NO. 402
School Board Director, District No. 1
4 Year Term Vote For One
Debbie Lund Non Partisan
Richard C. Wells Non Partisan
School Board Director, District No. 5
4 Year Term Vote For One
Perry A. Shea Non Partisan
 
TUMWATER SCHOOL DISTRICT NO. 33
School Board Director, District No. 1
4 Year Term Vote For One
Corinne M. Tobeck Non Partisan
School Board Director, District No. 5
4 Year Term Vote For One
Janine Ward Non Partisan
School Board Director, District No. 4
4 Year Term Vote For One
Bob Barclift Non Partisan
 
 
YELM COMMUNITY SCHOOLS NO. 2
School Board Director, District No. 1
4 Year Term Vote For One
Ed M. Sorger Non Partisan
School Board Director, District No. 4
4 Year Term Vote For One
Debbie Edwards Non Partisan
School Board Director, District No. 2
4 Year Term Vote For One
Donna R. Edwards Non Partisan
 
 
FIRE PROTECTION DISTRICT NO. 1 – ROCHESTER
Fire District Commissioner, Position No. 3
6 Year Term Vote For One
Michael P. Thomas Non Partisan
 
 
YELM FIRE DISTRICT
Fire District Commissioner, Position No. 1
6 Year Term Vote For One
Tim Bruner Non Partisan
Glenn Blando Non Partisan
 
 
FIRE PROTECTION DISTRICT NO. 3 – LACEY
Fire District Commissioner, Position No. 1
2 Year
Unexpired
Vote For One
K. Frank Kirkbride Non Partisan
Bill Pilkey Non Partisan
Fire District Commissioner, Position No. 2
6 Year Term Vote For One
Joel F. Graham Non Partisan
 
FIRE PROTECTION DISTRICT NO. 4 – RAINIER
Fire District Commissioner, Position No. 3
6 Year Term Vote For One
David L. Essensa Non Partisan
 
 
FIRE PROTECTION DISTRICT NO. 5 – BLACK LAKE
Fire District Commissioner, Position No. 3
Short+6 Year Vote For One
Robert James Coit Non Partisan
James V. Verone Non Partisan
 
 
FIRE PROTECTION DISTRICT NO. 6 – EAST OLYMPIA
Fire District Commissioner, Position No. 1
6 Year Term Vote For One
Keith McDonald Non Partisan
 
 
FIRE PROTECTION DISTRICT NO. 7 – NORTH OLYMPIA
Fire District Commissioner, Position No. 3
6 Year Term Vote For One
Richard W. Kistler Non Partisan
 
 
FIRE PROTECTION DISTRICT NO. 8 – SOUTH BAY
Fire District Commissioner, Position No. 2
6 Year Term Vote For One
Ken F. Parsons, Sr. Non Partisan
Larry D. Russell Non Partisan
 
 
FIRE PROTECTION DISTRICT NO. 9 – McLANE
Fire District Commissioner, Position No. 1
6 Year Term Vote For One
Gill Hall Non Partisan
Fire District Commissioner, Position No. 3
4 Year
Unexpired
Vote For One
Robert Barnard Non Partisan
 
FIRE PROTECTION DISTRICT NO. 11 – LITTLEROCK
Fire District Commissioner, Position No. 1
6 Year Term Vote For One
Jerry Strong Non Partisan
 
 
FIRE PROTECTION DISTRICT NO. 12 – TENINO
Fire District Commissioner, Position No. 2
2 Year
Unexpired
Vote For One
Everett Evans Non Partisan
Fire District Commissioner, Position No. 3
6 Year Term Vote For One
Bill Bachmann Non Partisan
 
FIRE PROTECTION DISTRICT NO. 13 – GRIFFIN
Fire District Commissioner, Position No. 2
6 Year Term Vote For One
H. Ben Dunkelberger Non Partisan
Fire District Commissioner, Position No. 3
4 Year Term Vote For One
Dale M. Putnam Non Partisan
 
FIRE PROTECTION DISTRICT NO. 14 – GRAND MOUND
Fire District Commissioner, Position No. 3
6 Year Term Vote For One
Raymond Holmes Non Partisan
 
 
FIRE PROTECTION DISTRICT NO. 17 – BALD HILLS
Fire District Commissioner, Position No. 3
6 Year Term Vote For One
Roger V. McMaster Non Partisan
 
 
TANGLEWILDE PARK & RECREATION DISTRICT NO. 1
Park & Recreation Commissioner
Position No. 3
2 Year Term Vote For One
Steven E. Rector Non Partisan
Park & Recreation Commissioner
Position No. 5
Short+4 Year Vote For One
David J. Wild Non Partisan
 
GRAND MOUND/ROCHESTER PARK & RECREATION DISTRICT NO. 2
Park & Recreation Commissioner
Position No. 1
2 Year Unexpired Vote For One
Tami L. Edwards Non Partisan
 
 
CEMETERY DISTRICT NO. 1 – GRAND MOUND
Cemetery District Commissioner
Position No. 1
6 Year Term Vote For One
Larry A. Quarnstrom Non Partisan
Cemetery District Commissioner
Position No. 2
2 Year Unexpired Vote For One
Jan Forsman Watson Non Partisan
 
CEMETERY DISTRICT NO. 2 – YELM
Cemetery District Commissioner
Position No. 1
6 Year Term Vote For One
Darlene E. Baker Non Partisan
 
 
THURSTON COUNTY ISSUES

Fire Protection District No. 11

Shall Thurston County Fire Protection District No. 11 be merged with Thurston County Fire Protection District No. 9?

Merger Yes  Merger No

 

Tanglewilde Park & Recreation
District No. 1

Shall the Tanglewilde Parks and Recreation District be authorized to levy the following taxes for operation/maintenance purposes, in excess of all regular property tax levies, upon all taxable property within the District for the District’s General Fund and to issue interest bearing warrants: $ 92,000 which is approximately $1.285 per $1,000 of assessed valuation to be levied in 2001, collected in 2002, all as specified in Resolution No. 8?

Levy Yes  Levy No

 
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