Primary Election Results Certified

Bellingham, WA, August 23, 2018:  The Primary Election results were certified August 21, 2018.  There will be a mandatory manual recount of the 2nd Congressional District beginning Wednesday, August 29, 2018, County Auditor Debbie Adelstein announced.  Election staff will begin pulling and sorting ballots for the recount starting Saturday, August 25, 2018, at 8:00 am. …

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Whatcom County Elections Office Censors Candidate Statement

At-Large County Council Candidate, Mike Peetom, was directed to change the highlighted portions of his statement below for the Voter Pamphlet by the Whatcom County Elections Office. David MacEachran, Whatcom Prosecuting Attorney, reversed the Elections Office decision and upheld the candidate’s First Amendment rights. We congratulate David MacEachran for his just decision. Statement: Many of you …

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Who Filed? Let’s Get Out and Vote in 2018!

Who Filed – see who filed for Federal, State and County jurisdiction races by going to the links. In case you haven’t heard, Susan Hutchison, former State Republican Chair, filed for the Federal Senate Race (Maria Cantwell). Senator Doug Ericksen has two opponents:  Tim Ballew II (Democrat currently on Whatcom County Council) and Pinky Vargas …

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