Category Archives: Election

Five File During Special Filing Period

The special three-day candidate filing period ended Thursday with only a second candidate entering the race for Pioneer School Board.

Susan (Soosi) Day filed for Pioneer School Board Position No. 2 challenging Janeen McLaughlin. Voters in the Pioneer School District will see the two on the ballot in November.

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Special Filing Period Ends Thursday

The special three-day candidate filing period end Thursday at 4 PM. There were no new filings on Wednesday – the second day of the filing period.

Here are the filings so far:

Janeen McLaughlin filed for Pioneer School Board Position No. 2.
Dan Hora filed for Mason County Fire District 11 Commissioner Position No. 2.
Jill Satran-Loudin filed for Belfair Water District Commission Position No. 2.
Lisa Johnson filed for Tahuya River Valley Water District Commissioner Position No. 1.

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Day 1 of Special Filing Period

The first day of a special three-day candidate filing period saw four people file.

Janeen McLaughlin was the first to file for Pioneer School Board Position No. 2.
Dan Hora filed for Mason County Fire District 11 Commissioner Position No. 2.
Jill Satran-Loudin filed for Belfair Water District Commission Position No. 2.
Lisa Johnson filed for Tahuya River Valley Water District Commissioner Position No. 1.

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Special Filing Period Begins Tuesday

A special three-day filing period begins Tuesday for seven positions including Pioneer School Board and Mason County Fire District 11 Commission (Island Lake).

During candidate filing week in May, no one filed for Pioneer School District Position No. 2, Mason County Fire District 11 Commission Position No. 2, Belfair Water District Commission Position No. 2, Tahuya River Valley Water District Commission Position No. 1, or the three positions on the Mason County Cemetery District Commission.

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Primary Election Results as of 4 PM 8/7/19

The Elections officials in the Mason County Auditor’s Office counted nearly 1700 more ballots from Tuesday’s Primary Election and there are no changes in the latest results. Mason County’s Public Safety Sales Tax increase in still failing; McDowell and Jewett are still the top two candidates for Shelton City Council No. 2; and Johnson, Homan and Olsen are still leading their respective Southside School Board races.

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Initial Primary Election Results

The initial results from Tuesday’s Primary Election show that the Public Safety Sales Tax is failing; McDowell and Jewett leading the race for Shelton City Council No. 2; and Johnson, Homan and Olsen at the top of their respective Southside School Board races.

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Primary Election Ballots Due Tuesday

Primary Election Ballots need to be returned to the Mason County Auditor’s office no later than 8 PM Tuesday.

All registered voters in Mason County are deciding on a three-tenths of a percent increase in sales tax to help fund public safety.

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Special Candidate Filing Period Announced

Mason County Auditor’s Election Department announces a special three-day candidate filing period for seven positions including Pioneer School Board, Cemetery District Commission, Fire District 11 Commission and two water district commissions. The special filing period is set for August 13 through August 15.

No one filed for the following positions during the regular filing period:

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City Supports Public Safety Sales Tax

[VIDEO] The Shelton City Council passed a resolution Tuesday night supporting Mason County’s Public Safety Sales Tax Proposition voters will find on the August 6th Primary Election Ballot. Shelton Mayor Bob Rogers:

Council Member Joe Schmit:

If approved by voters, the proposition would increase the sales tax in unincorporated Mason County by three-tenths (0.3%) of a percent and increase the sales tax in the City of Shelton two-tenths of percent (0.2%). The County’s sales tax rate would go from 8.5 percent to 8.8 percent. The City’s sales tax rate would increase from 8.8 percent to 9 percent.

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County Releases Info on Public Safety Sales Tax Proposition

[VIDEO] Mason County released information on the Public Safety Sales Tax Proposition voters will find on the August 6th Primary Election Ballot. If approved by voters, the proposition would increase the sales tax in unincorporated Mason County by three-tenths (0.3%) of a percent and increase the sales tax in the City of Shelton two-tenths of percent (0.2%). The County’s sales tax rate would go from 8.5 percent to 8.8 percent. The City’s sales tax rate would increase from 8.8 percent to 9 percent.

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