That’s what the Pierce County Council is considering.
A proposed ordinance that says candidates for Pierce County Sheriff would not have to identify a political party passed out of committee by a 5-0 vote Tuesday.
The proposal now moves on to the full council.
“It only makes sense that the best person should win regardless of what party affiliation they may have,” said the ordinance’s prime sponsor, Councilmember Dick Muri (District 6), in a press release. “Law enforcement should rise above politics.”
Pierce County voters decided last year to change the county charter so that they…