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ELECTION: Gunn’s a candidate of integrity for the 31st

Voters in the 31st Legislative District now have an excellent choice for the state Senate seat.

When the top-two primary left us with two intolerable choices, Pam Roach and Matt Richardson, I considered not voting. But voting is very important to me. I know that the people we elect can affect every day of our lives.

Brian L. Gunn has solved my dilemma by stepping forward as a write-in candidate. I know him, and his integrity and dedication are outstanding. He works hard for what is right, with the Clean Elections organization to try to level the playing field, for

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ELECTION: Disappointing campaign in 31st district

All this media coverage, due to the unsavory election strategy of both Pam Roach and Matt Richardson, has diverted the attention for any real discussion and debate on what the candidates will do to represent us.

The unauthorized Matt Richarson website Chris Clifford created and promotes – and obviously Pam Roach – get in the way of real debate to earn each vote for the November election. Clifford’s ex-wife denounced in the paper the content of Clifford’s website smear of Richardson. The ongoing saga reported in all news media further adds confusion as to what is truth and what

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ELECTION: Matt Richardson being defamed

The verbal attack on Matt Richardson at my front door over the weekend by Pam Roach really has me upset. I hope voters in the 31st district are smart enough to see through the lies.

Richardson has no criminal record. He has a security clearance from the Department of Defense, which involves an extensive FBI background check, and he’s a teacher in good standing.

It appears that Roach is desperately seeking to defame Richardson and make him into something he’s not.


ELECTION: Where’s fairness for Richardson?

Concerning two articles in the TNT about Matt Richardson’s e-mails (8-11 and 8-12), The News Tribune had this information more than two years ago. A check with the City of Sumner also revealed that Chris Clifford has never filed a public record request for the e-mails he is quoting. This is mudslinging of the worst kind.

Has The News Tribune shown responsible journalism by reviewing every single e-mail for the last four years (which was part of the public request in Sumner) for all of Richardson’s opponents?

As a Sumner City Council member, Richardson is known to listen to our

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