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You should have received your ballot in the mail for the upcoming General Election on Nov. 3 It is important that you take the time to vote. Below are the candidates and local ballot measures that AGC’s BUILD PAC has endorsed.
Legislative District 30: Teri Hickel (R)
Seattle City Council
City of Seattle Position 1: Shannon Braddock
City of Seattle Position 2: Bruce Harrell
City of Seattle Position 3: Pamela Banks
City of Seattle Position 4: Rob Johnson
City of Seattle Position 5: Sandy Brown
City of Seattle Position 7: Sally Bagshaw
City of Seattle Position 8: Tim Burgess
City of Seattle Position 9: Lorena Gonzalez
Renton City Council
City of Renton Position 6: Ruth Perez
King Couonty Council
District 4: Jeanne Kohl-Welles
District 6: Jane Hague
King County Assessor: Lloyd Hara
Snohomish County Council
County Executive: Dave Somers
Council District 2: Greg Tisdel
Whatcom County Council
District 1 Position B: Bruce Ayers
District Position B: Kathy Kershner
Port of Bellingham
District 3: Gary Jensen
Whatcom County Ballot Measure
Proposition 2015-024 would impose a sales and use tax of two tenths of one percent (20 cents for every $100) for constructing and operating jail facilities for inmates charged or convicted of misdemeanor and felony acts, and for other public safety purposes, as authorized by RCW 82.14.450. Half of this tax (10 cents for every $100) would expire upon repayment of bonds issued to finance the facilities, no later than 30 years after issuance.
City of Tacoma Ballot Measure
Propositions 3 & A: Prop 3 would increase the property tax levy rate by $.20 per $1,000 of assessed value for 10 years (average house hold impact $300) and increase utility gross earnings tax an additional 1.5% on natural gas, electric and phone companies for 10 years to fund street improvements. Prop A would create a Transportation Benefit District which would establish 1/10th of 1% sales tax for 10 years to fund maintenance for residential and arterial streets, freight access and bike and pedestrian mobility.