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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Wednesday, August 5, 2015
Mary Hall, Auditor, TCAuditor@co.thurston.wa.us
Valerie Walston, Voter Outreach Coordinator, WalstoV@co.thurston.wa.us

Auditor Seeks "Against" Committee Members for November Ballot Measures
"Against" statements needed for Olympia, South Bay Fire and Griffin School District measures

OLYMPIA, WA – The Thurston County Auditor's Office is in search of "Against" committee members for ballot measures in the November 3 General Election. "For" and "Against" committee members provide written arguments in support of or against a ballot measure that will appear in General Election voters' pamphlets. "For" committees have all been formed.

The following "Against" committees are needed in these jurisdictions:
  • City of Olympia—"Against" committee for ballot measure proposing creation of the Olympia Metropolitan Park District.

  • Griffin School District No. 324—"Against" committees for ballot measure calling to levy $1,100,000 to upgrade school safety and security, maintain technology systems and fund payments.

  • South Bay Fire Protection District No. 8—"Against" committee for ballot measure increasing the number of Fire Commissioners from three to five.

Questions regarding the ballot measures should be referred to the individual jurisdictions:
  • City of Olympia: (360) 753-8244

  • Griffin School District: (360) 866-4918

  • South Bay Fire Protection District: (360) 491-5320

Any citizen may participate in "For" and "Against" committees. Interested persons should contact the Auditor's Office at (360) 786-5408 or elections@co.thurston.wa.us by 4:30 p.m. on Tuesday, August 11.


County Commissioners:

Carolina Mejia
District 1

Gary Edwards
District 2

Tye Menser
District 3