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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2017 Election a Mixed Bag for GOP

The Whatcom County Auditor’s office website has the election results.  We’ll post more analysis here when the count is complete. It looks like the jail tax was defeated, and our candidates, “Clean Phil” Morgan (County Council District 1) and Eric Bostrom (Bellingham City Council at Large) had disappointing races. We knew they were uphill battles, but both …

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