“Gary Alexander made the right decision. By announcing that he will not seek re-election to the Legislature, Alexander has clearly signaled his commitment to retaining his appointed position as Thurston Countys auditor.”
“Some, including this newspaper [The Olympian], have concerns about lawmakers holding multiple elected positions. Theres no law prohibiting holding two posts, and legislative offices are considered a part-time occupation,” quoting The Olympian.
Will Yelm Mayor Ron Harding & Deputy County Auditor Ron Harding also “get the message on his jobs?”