On the Nov. 2 Ballot -King County candidate and measures

Thursday, September 30, 2010


Prosecuting Attorney (Partisan Office, 4-year term)

Dan Satterberg (Prefers Republican Party)

County Charter Amendment No. 1 - Amendments to the Preamble - To specify the local and regional role of county government and clarify the purposes of county government.

County Charter Amendment No. 2 - Amendment of Section 690 - Campaign Finance – To specify that timely filing of a statement of campaign receipts and expenditures with the Washington State Public Disclosure Commission satisfies the filing obligations of the King County Charter.

County Charter Amendment No. 3 - Collective Bargaining - To allow the King County Sheriff to serve as the County’s collective bargaining agent for all department of public safety issues except for compensation and benefits, which would continue to be bargained by the county executive.

County Proposition No. 1 - Sales and Use Tax for Criminal Justice, Fire Protection, and Other Government Purposes - To authorize King County to fix and impose an additional sales and use tax of 0.2%, split between the County (60%) and cities (40%). At least one-third of all proceeds shall be used for criminal justice or fire protection purposes. County proceeds shall be used for criminal justice purposes, such as police protection, and the replacement of capital facilities for juvenile justice.


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