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Elections

Dog Whistle Racism

By John ServaisOn Nov 01, 2018

I received this email from Alex Ramel this evening. I read it, followed the link to Sandy Robson’s article on Searchlight Review and immediately knew this needed to be [...]

Filling City Council Vacancies - A Flawed Process

By Dick ConoboyOn Oct 26, 2018

The Bellingham City Charter gives the City Council the power to fill vacancies in the council ranks but does not spell out the process. 2.06 Elected Officers - Vacancies “A vacancy [...]

Atul Deshmane: Public Utility District 1, Commissioner District 2

By Jon HumphreyOn Oct 25, 2018

A very important, yet often overlooked position is on your ballot this fall. It is for PUD (Public Utility District) District 1, Commissioner 2. Why is it so important? Well, because the [...]

Environmentalist?  Vote NO on 1631

By John ServaisOn Oct 23, 2018

Update, Tue, Oct 23 Cliff Mass has posted a second article on why we should vote NO on I-1631. He is getting a lot of push back from liberals but they [...]

The Cost of Prosecutorial Mismanagement

By Juliette DanielsOn Oct 14, 2018

On November 6, Whatcom County voters will choose a new Prosecuting Attorney for the first time in 44 years. One candidate, Eric Richey, has been a criminal prosecutor in that office for [...]

Whatcom County Candidate’s Night Kicks Off in Point Roberts - Live !

By John LesowOn Oct 08, 2018

Point Roberts has a resident population of 1,300. About half are registered voters. Despite it’s small size and remote location, Candidate’s Night has always drawn an enthusiastic crowd of [...]

Two dozen want Murphy’s Bellingham council seat

By Ralph SchwartzOn Sep 26, 2018

Democracy is not a spectator sport. Jean Layton told me this last year when I asked her why she chose to challenge Roxanne Murphy, who was seeking reelection to the [...]

Some Thoughts on I-1639 and its Fraudulent Character

By David CampOn Aug 28, 2018

Mass shootings make the news on a regular basis - it’s hard not to look at yet another social reject violently expressing his (yes they are all men) pain [...]

Election results: Aug 7 primary, 2018

By John ServaisOn Aug 13, 2018

Link to our Whatcom County Auditor and the primary election results. Monday, Aug 13, update - 7 pm - Final Update Skagit county counted 6,500 remaining ballots today - and still have 1,500 for [...]

Mail or Drop Box

By John ServaisOn Aug 04, 2018

First, a link to the Auditor’s web page of drop box locations. Mailing your ballot on Monday, August 6, should guarantee a post mark of August 7 - election day - [...]

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