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Category: Statewide offices
August 31, 2009 at 4:00 PM

Precinct committee officers: Do they aid the election process?

PCO candidates vital to public involvement I question Kate Riley’s column [“End free ballot ride for parties,” Opinion, Aug. 28] in which she questions public balloting for precinct committee officers (PCOs). What does she propose instead? Should the parties elect them at caucuses? Who attends caucuses? One percent of the people, maybe? Having PCO candidates on the primary-election…


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November 2, 2008 at 4:01 PM

Superintendent of Public instruction

Don’t blame Bergeson for No Child Left Behind This seems to be the year that good officials are being blamed for bad policies from the President George W. Bush administration. Superintendent of Public Instruction Terry Bergeson is one of them. When Washington state’s 1993 school-reform act was passed, the teacher’s union helped write the law. Now, because…


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