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Tag: Bill Sehmel

Aug.
9th

Candidates and their close relations

If letters to the editor are any indication, the race for Pierce County Council District 7 is just about the hottest one on the Aug. 17 primary ballot. (That district includes Gig Harbor, the Key Peninsula, University Place and a slice of West Tacoma.)

Political Buzz has a good roundup on the battle over endorsements. It mentions one letter to the editor, by former Peninsula school superintendent Jim Coolican endorsing Betty Ringlee. And we’ve run others supporting Chuck West, Todd Iverson and Stan Flemming.

One letter, by Suzanne Ellingson, praises Bill Sehmel and claims that he’s been endorsed

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