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In search of the (printed) primary voters guide

Post by Brad Shannon / The Olympian on June 20, 2012 at 6:25 pm |
June 21, 2012 11:37 pm

The Office of Secretary of State is once again publishing an online voter guide for state and legislative candidates ahead of the Aug. 7 primary election. The guide is already up and available online, but once again there will not be a printed guide. This is the rule, not the exception, and it is a “big frustration,” retiring Secretary of State Sam Reed says.

Democrat Kathleen Drew, who is one of six candidates for secretary of state to replace Reed, has seized on this as a campaign issue. She says Reed failed to ask for funding from the Legislature this year, and like other candidates she says she will make this a priority if elected.

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