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Ballots Mailed for Benton Franklin Counties November Election

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November election features local races and measures. November election features local races and measures.

PASCO, WA. -Your ballot is in the mail.

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.

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