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POLITICAL CANDIDATES MAKING HEADLINES


Jackie Jo Reid

1. Jackie Jo Reid has decided to withdraw from the race for Thurston County Commissioner.

Reid announced on May 28:
“It is with much contemplation that I have decided to withdraw from the race for Thurston County Commissioner, 2008. My support for this position now goes to Sandra Romero who shares my
environmental vision for Thurston County.

During my tenure as an elected Precinct Committee Officer with the Democratic Party, I have come to realize how important the role of PCO is in local politics, and that I can be more effective there.

This is a time to stand together with our fellow Democrats to show our strength, our support, and our solidarity…

Thank you for all of your support.”


Sandra Romero
2. Join us on the Ride with Romero
“Big Bike Ride: Meet at 9:30 am at the Chambers Lake Trailhead. Meet and talk with Sandra at 9:45. The ride to Yelm will start at 10:00 am.”
(A bicycle ride to promote Sandra Romero’s campaign for Thurston County Commissioner)
The ride will end in Yelm.
“Romero was instrumental in securing funding for the Chehalis Western Trail I-5 overpass and for the I-5 Bicycle Trail’s underpass at Sleater-Kinney Rd. (in Olympia) ”


JeanMarie Christenson
3. You are invited to a Kick-off Party…Friday, May 30, 2008…
6:00 PM to 8:00 PM…for JeanMarie Christenson, Candidate for State Representative…LD2, Position 1…
Frontier Park
Frontier Park is situated in one of the fastest growing areas of Pierce County, on Meridian between Puyallup and Graham.
21800 Meridian South
Graham

Ms. Christenson was covered in a front-page story in the Eatonville Dispatch on Wednesday, May 28, “By an impressive 6-1 margin, JeanMarie Christenson was selected by the 2nd Legislative District Democrats to be their nominee in the race against Jim McCune (R-Graham) for State Representative.”


Chuck Collins
4. 2nd District State Representative candidate Chuck Collins spoke at a Yelm Town Hall Meeting
on Wednesday, May 28, 2008
at Gordons Grange in Yelm.
Mr. Collins was asked questions about his stands on his platform’s cornerstone: the three E’s:
Environment (& Energy), Economy & Education by those gathered and the print media. He also shared his inspiration for running for public office, his goals in representing his constituents and his reasons for choosing to move to this area a year ago.

Mr. Collins is a 1996 University of Washington graduate with ties to the environment. He is a life-long sportsman, a former U.S. Forest Service firefighter, ranger, and Department of Energy Program Manager. Collins currently provides strategic consulting and advice to the electric power industry.

Posted by Steve on May 29, 2008 at 6:33 am | Permalink

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