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Sample General Election Ballot

Thurston County, Washington • November 5, 2002

This sample ballot contains all candidates and measures certified to appear on the November 5 General Election ballot. You will not be entitled to vote on all races that appear on this sample ballot.

 

See the State Voters' Pamphlet for information on state candidates and issues.
State Measures

Initiative to the People 776

Initiative Measure No. 776 concerns state and local government charges on motor vehicles. This measure would require license tab fees to be $30 per year for motor vehicles, including light trucks. Certain local-option vehicle excise taxes and fees used for roads and transit would be repealed.

Should this measure be enacted into law?

Yes_____________  No_____________

Initiative to the People 790

Initiative Measure No. 790 concerns law enforcement officers’ and fire fighters’ retirement system, plan 2. This measure would place management of the law enforcement officers’ and fire fighters’ retirement system, plan 2, in a board of trustees consisting of six plan participants, three employer representatives, and two legislators.

Should this measure be enacted into law?

Yes_____________  No_____________

 

Referendum Measure 53

The legislature passed Engrossed House Bill 2901 (EHB 2901) concerning unemployment insurance [and voters have filed a sufficient referendum petition on parts of this bill]. This bill would revise laws regarding unemployment insurance for employers, including establishing new employer rate classes, increasing some taxable wage bases, and imposing surcharges if certain contingencies occur.

Should this bill be:

Approved________ Rejected__________

 

Referendum Bill 51

The Legislature has passed House Bill No. 2969, financing transportation improvements through transportation fees and taxes. This bill would increase highway capacity, public transportation, passenger and freight rail, and transportation financing accountability through increased fuel excise taxes, sales taxes on vehicles, and weight fees on trucks and large vehicles.

Should this bill be:

Approved________ Rejected__________

 

House Joint Resolution 4220

The legislature has proposed a constitutional amendment on fire protection property tax levies. This amendment would permit property tax levy propositions for fire protection districts to be submitted to voters for periods up to four years, or six years for fire facility construction, rather than annually.

Should this constitutional amendment be:

Approved________ Rejected__________

 

State of Washington

Federal
U.S. Representative, Congressional District 3

                                 2 Year Term               Vote For One
Brian Baird                                       Democrat
Joseph Zarelli                                  Republican

U.S. Representative, Congressional District 9

                                 2 Year Term               Vote For One
Adam Smith                                     Democrat
  Sarah Casada                                   Republican
J. Mills                                              Libertarian
State of Washington

State Legislative
Legislative District No. 2, Representative

 Position 1               2 Year Term              Vote For One
Larry Nelson                                    Democrat
Roger Bush                                      Republican
Position 2               2 Year Term               Vote For One
Tom Campbell                                 Republican

Legislative District No. 20, Representative

Position 1                2 Year Term              Vote For One
Richard DeBolt                               Republican
Position 2                2 Year Term              Vote For One
Gary Alexander                               Republican

Legislative District No. 22, Representative

 Position 1               2 Year Term              Vote For One
  Sandra Romero                                 Democrat
  Mark Daniels                                   Republican
James Wiest                                     Libertarian
 Position 2               2 Year Term              Vote For One
Sam Hunt                                          Democrat
John D. Olson                                  Republican

Legislative District No. 35, Senator

                                  4 Year Term              Vote For One
Tim Sheldon                                      Democrat
Marilou Rickert                                 Green

Legislative District No. 35, Representative

 Position 1               2 Year Term              Vote For One
  Kathy Haigh                                    Democrat
  Frank Dare                                       Republican
 Position 2               2 Year Term              Vote For One
  William (Ike) Eickmeyer                Democrat
  Craig Chapman                               Republican

Thurston County
County Assessor

                                  4 Year Term                  Vote For One
  Patricia Costello                                 Democrat
County Auditor
                                  4 Year Term                  Vote For One
  Kim Wyman                                      Republican
County Clerk
                                  4 Year Term                  Vote For One
  Betty J. Gould                                      Democrat
County Commissioner, District No. 3
                                  4 Year Term                  Vote For One
 
Bob Macleod                                         Democrat
County Coroner
                                  4 Year Term                  Vote For One
  Judy Arnold                                           Democrat
County Prosecuting Attorney
                                  4 Year Term                  Vote For One
Ed Holm                                                 Democrat
County Sheriff
                                  4 Year Term                  Vote For One
Glenn W. Quantz                                   Democrat
Gary Edwards                                    Republican
County Treasurer
                                  4 Year Term                  Vote For One
  Robin L. Hunt                                       Democrat

State Judicial
Supreme Court Justice

Position 3               6 Year Term                  Vote For One
 
Jim Johnson                                    Non-Partisan
 
Mary Fairhurst                              Non-Partisan
Position 4               6 Year Term                  Vote For One
Charles W. Johnson                      Non-Partisan
Pamela (Pam) Loginsky               Non-Partisan
 Position 7              6 Year Term                 Vote For One
  Bobbe J. Bridge                            Non-Partisan
Court of Appeals, Division 2, District No. 2
 Position 1              6 Year Term                  Vote For One
  Joyce (Robin) Hunt                      Non-Partisan

Thurston County
District Court Judge

 Position 1              4 Year Term                  Vote For One
Susan A. Dubuisson                   Non-Partisan
 Position 2              4 Year Term                  Vote For One
C.L. "Kip" Stilz, Jr.                     Non-Partisan

Thurston County
Public Utility District Commissioner, District No. 3

                                  6 Year Term                  Vote For One
Gary Cooper                                   Non-Partisan
Connan M. O’Sullivan                  Non-Partisan

Fire Protection District No. 3 – Lacey
Proposition No. 1
Maintenance and Operation Levy

The Board of Fire Commissioners of Fire Protection District No. 3 adopted Resolution No. 717-09-02 concerning a proposition to levy property taxes. This proposition would authorize the District to levy property taxes in excess of all regular property tax levies at the approximate rate of 27 cents per one thousand dollars of assessed value upon all taxable property within the District for collection in 2003 to provide a total of $535,000 for purposes of operation and maintenance for the District’s Expense Fund:

Should this proposition be approved?

 Levy Yes____________Levy No____________


Fire Protection District No. 4 – Rainier Proposition No. 1
Fire Engine and Life-Saving
Equipment Bonds – $600,000

The Board of Fire Commissioners of Fire Protection District No. 4 (Rainier Fire), Thurston County, Washington, adopted Resolution No. 2002-7 concerning a proposition to finance the acquisition of equipment. This proposition would authorize the District to acquire a new fire engine and other life-saving and fire fighting equipment, issue no more than $600,000 of general obligation bonds maturing within 10 years, and levy annual excess property taxes to pay and retire such bonds, all as provided in Resolution No. 2002-7.

Should this proposition be:

Approved________ Rejected__________

 

Thurston County


Precinct Committee Officer
  2 Year Term                 Vote For One

Each major political party will have a candidate (s) for most of the 283 precincts within Thurston County. Your ballot will have only the names of the candidates who have filed in your precinct. You may vote for only ONE candidate of the parties listed.

 

   

 
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