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Tag: term limits

Dec.
14th

Bill would fix dispute over county ballot titles

Lakewood Democrat Tami Green and Tacoma Democrat Troy Kelley have pre-filed a bill to fix a gap in how local governments prepare ballot titles.

It emerged last year when supporters of term limits wanted to contest the way Pierce County attorneys had written the statement for a charter amendment extending term limits.

Opponents of Amendment No. 1 thought the statement was argumentative in support of the measure. But by the time they objected, the 10-day period to protest had passed.

Those same opponents said they had complained within 10 days of the deadline for filing the ballot title. But the

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