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Roundup of our endorsements

Post by TNT Editorial Board / The News Tribune on July 31, 2011 at 7:32 pm with 4 Comments »
July 29, 2011 1:33 pm

The following are News Tribune editorial board endorsements in the Aug. 16 primary. An asterisk (*) denotes an incumbent. A double asterisk (**) denotes an incumbent by appointment. Names are listed alphabetically in dual endorsements.

To read the endorsement editorials, go here.

Tacoma City Council
District 1: Joe Atkinson

Tacoma School Board
Position 3: Dexter Gordon
Position 5: Karen Vialle

Puyallup City Council
At-large: Nicole Martineau and Steve Vermillion
District 1, Position 2: John Hopkins

Puyallup School Board
Position 2: Therese Ngo Pasquier

Sumner City Council
Position 4: Jon Swanson**

University Place City Council
Position 6: Chris Nye

Bethel School Board
District 4: Joy Cook*

Federal Way City Council
Position 3: Susan Honda

Federal Way School Board
District 3: Danny Peterson

Ballot measures
Fire districts in DuPont, West Pierce (Lakewood and University Place), East Pierce, Central Pierce and Graham are seeking reauthorization of existing property tax levies: YES

Leave a comment Comments → 4
  1. PumainTacoma says:


    So where does Dexter live eh? Gig Harbor?

  2. James12 says:

    My entire family and neighborhood will be voting for Steve Vermillion for the Puyallup atlarge seat. All of them came to our houses and he was the only one who didn’t act a fool. He’s intelligent and extremely honest. I’m tired of the financial hole the past council has put the city in. Martineau promises to just dig it deeper. I found out more about both of them at this computer page.

  3. James 12: I’ve followed your comments on several blogs and truly appreciate your kind words and faith in my ability to help lead our community.

  4. PumainTacoma says:

    Facts for the voters of Tacoma Schools: Dexter Gordon votes in Gig Harbor. He lasted voted June 2010!!!!

    So why does the Tribune let this guy off the hook for voting in Gig Harbor?

    Proof of voting record:
    PI GORDON DEXTER B M 460o 74TH AVE CT NW GIG HARBOR 1955-JUN-22 2010-JUN-29 P A 6 26 26225

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