November election features local races and measures.
PASCO, WA. -Your ballot is in the
Election workers Tuesday
began mailing out ballots for next month's election.
The election includes
several local races and measures in Franklin and Benton Counties. Voters will choose school board members, city
council seats, and fire and port commissioners. The State Senate District Eight seat is also on the ballot.
Pasco voters will
determine Proposition One, which calls for doing away with the city manager
position and letting the mayor be the top job at city hall.
Statewide, Washington voters will determine two initiatives. Initiative
522 would require labels for genetically produced foods. Initiative 517
proposes changing rules on qualifying initiatives and referendum measures. The
measure would also set penalties for interfering with or retaliating against
petition gatherers or signers.