Category Archives: Election

REALTORS® Endorse Dorcy for Shelton City Commissioner

The Mason County Association of REALTORS®, one of the county’s largest business organizations, has endorsed Kevin Dorcy for Shelton City Commissioner in this year’s general election.

The endorsement decision follows comprehensive candidate interviews held in early October with the local organization’s candidate interview panel in Shelton. The interview questions posed to the candidates involved issues that impact the real estate industry and home, property and business ownership that help the community thrive.

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League of Women Voters Discusses Propositions

Tuesday, the League of Women Voters of Mason County discussed the two propositions Mason County voters will see on their General Election Ballot: City of Shelton’s proposition to change from a three-member commission to a seven-member council and Mason County’s proposition to increase property tax by 37 cents per thousand of assessed value.

City Manager Ryan Wheaton gave a presentation on the facts of the measure and answered questions from League members. City Commissioner Tracy Moore was in attendance and spoke in favor of the change as well as answered questions.

League member Michelle Bell then outlined the County’s property tax increase and the League discussed the proposition. 

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Watch North Mason Candidates Debate

Here is where you can watch the North Mason Candidates Debate live from the HUB for Senior Services in Belfair presented by the North Mason Chamber of Commerce and the North Mason Community Voice.

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Watch Shelton Mason County Chamber Candidates Forum

Here is where you can watch the General Election candidates’ forum presented by the Shelton Mason County Chamber of Commerce and the Shelton Mason County Journal.

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Candidates Forums Monday and Tuesday

MasonWebTV Powered by HCC is broadcasting two candidate forums. The first is 6 PM Monday night at the Mason County Public Works Building. This forum, presented by the Shelton Mason County Chamber of Commerce and the Shelton Mason County Journal, features the candidates running for Shelton City Commissioner of Public Works, and the contested races for Shelton, Hood Canal and Grapeview school boards.

At 6:30 PM Tuesday is the second candidates forum at the HUB for Senior Services in Belfair.

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Ballots in Mail Tuesday; New Ballot Drop Boxes

Ballots for the Nov. 7th General Election will be mailed to voters on Tuesday, October 17th. As soon as voters receive their ballots, they can begin depositing them into a ballot drop box that are available 24 hours a day.

With the addition of two new permanent ballot drop boxes this year – one in Union at the Texaco Station at 1031 E McReavy Rd and the other in Grapeview at the Horton Community Center at 4350 Grapeview Loop Road, there are now eight drop boxes throughout the county.

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Onisko Endorses Dorcy for City Commission

Kevin Dorcy, candidate for Shelton City Commissioner of Public Works, has been endorsed by one of the opponents he faced in the Primary Election: Eric Onisko. In announcing the endorsement Tuesday morning, Onisko explained Dorcy’s vision for the City is similar to his.

Dorcy is challenging incumbent Tracy Moore for the position. Ballots for the November 7th General Election will be mailed to voters next week.

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City Releases Video on Reorganizing Shelton’s Government

The City of Shelton has released a video on Proposition 1, the citizen-lead measure to change the City’s current form of government from a three-member commission to a seven-member council.

Earlier this month, MasonWebTV Powered by HCC spoke with City Manager Ryan Wheaton about the measure.

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Voice Hears from Candidates

The North Mason Community Voice held a “Meet the Candidates Night” Monday. MasonWebTV Powered by HCC’s Dedrick Allan has more…

Ballots for the November 7th General Election will be mailed to voters on October 17th.

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City Manager Talks Proposition 1

In November, registered voters in the City of Shelton will decide whether to change the City’s governing body from a three-member commission to a seven-member council. This week, the City released information on Proposition 1 and MasonWebTV Powered by HCC spoke with Shelton City Manager Ryan Wheaton about the ballot measure:

Wheaton also provided MasonWebTV Powered by HCC an analysis of salaries of city council members in Washington. According to those numbers, compiled by the Association of Washington Cities, Shelton has the 73rd largest population in the state but Shelton City Commissioners have the fourth largest salary behind Seattle, Tacoma and Everett.

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