With the November election just weeks away, it’s time to zero in
on candidates and ballot issues. We’ll be getting those ballots in
the mail in mid-October, so plan to attend League forums to meet
the candidates and help you decided how to vote.
First up is the 23rd District forum on Wednesday, Sept. 29.
Here’s the schedule for the upcoming forums:
Wednesday, Sept. 29: 7-8:30 p.m., Poulsbo City Hall
23rd Legislative District: Rep. Pos. 1 – Sherry Appleton and Pete DeBoer
Rep. Pos. 2 – James Olsen and Christine Rolfes
Will air on BKAT : Sept. 30, 8 p.m.; Oct. 3, 9:30 p.m.; Oct. 7, 8 p.m.; Oct. 10, 7 p.m.
Tuesday, Oct. 12: 6-8:30 p.m., Norm Dicks Center
County Commissioner, Dist. 3: Josh Brown and Abby Burlingame
Prosecuting Attorney: Bruce Danielson and Russ Hauge
Coroner: Pete Favazza and Greg Sandstrom
Public Utility Dist. 1 Commissioner: John Armstrong and Linda Gabriel
Will air on BKAt: Oct. 14, 8 p.m.; Oct. 15, 1 p.m.; Oct. 17, 7 p.m.; Oct. 18, 10 p.m.
Thursday, Oct. 14: 9 a.m.– Noon, Eagles Nest,
Tax Issues on the Ballot – I-1107: Reverse or end sales tax on candy, bottled water, and
carbonated beverages passed by the last legislature
I-1053: Require that any state tax increase be approved by two-
thirds vote of the Legislature or receive voter approval
I-1098: Tax “adjusted gross income” above $200,000 (individuals)
and $400,000 (joint-filers), reduce state property tax levies,
reduce certain business and occupation taxes, and direct any
increased revenues to education and health.
For information call Ann Smith at 360-871-3993 or Catherine Ahl at 360-697-7924.