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Gig Harbor’s Derek Young to Tim Eyman: I did better with voters than I-1033

Post by Peter Callaghan / The News Tribune on Nov. 30, 2009 at 12:43 pm | 4 Comments »
November 30, 2009 12:43 pm

Back in the summer, Gig Harbor Councilman Derek Young and Initiative 1033 sponsor Tim Eyman had a debate of sorts in the comment section of Political Buzz. In the course of that exchange, Young challenged Eyman to a debate in Gig Harbor.

The debate never happened but the election did. Young sent a pre-Thanksgiving note to Eyman with the results:

Hi Tim,
Promised a while back I’d send you the results for 1033 in Gig Harbor after they came out. Apparently Pierce County is a little slow publishing the precinct results.
Anyway, 1033 failed here in GH 47.8-52.1%. Also thought you’d also like to know I won my re-election, 65.8-33.9%.

Happy Turkey Day!

Regards,
Derek M. Young

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