County Elections

  December 2015

Voting and Vote Counting with Integrity

Trustworthy Elections require a voting system with solid integrity, protected from tampering or corruption of the tallies of votes cast. This review does not deal with who can cast a ballot (registration, etc.) — which are valid concerns. This analysis … Continue reading

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  December 2015

Whatcom County Hands Coal a Sack of No

Big Coal’s Gerrymandering Scheme Mostly Thwarted Election results are in for Whatcom County, Washington, where a proposal for a giant coal export terminal puts communities on the front lines of the fight against dirty energy. Thanks to a flood of … Continue reading

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  October-November 2015

Propositions 1, 2, 3, 9 & 10: For and Against

Proposition No. 1 Method of Electing Council Members Proposed by the Charter Review Commission Official Ballot Title The Whatcom County Charter Review Commission has proposed an amendment to the Whatcom County Charter concerning the method of electing County Council members. … Continue reading

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  October-November 2015

County Ballot Measure: Jail Facilities Sales & Use Tax

Whatcom County Measure Proposition No. 2015-1 Jail Facilities Sales and Use Tax Official Ballot Title The Whatcom County Council passed Resolution 2015-024 concerning a proposition authorizing a sales and use tax for jail facilities. This proposition would impose a sales … Continue reading

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