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SATURDAY, MAY 12, 2012

Filing week is nearly here. Candidates take note

Everyone thinking about running for political office this year, take note: You have less than a week to make up your mind. Everyone talking about running and acting like they’re already a full-fledged candidate, take note: It’s not official until you file your paperwork and...

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Filing week approaching

OK candidates, listen up. Filing week starts next Monday for those of you who like the personal touch of filling out your forms and paying your fees in person. From Monday through Friday of next week, you can saunter into your county elections office, turn...

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Reierson files for prosecutor 

And then there were four...Spokane County prosecutor candidates, that is.Jim Reierson joined the race for county prosecutor today, saying he prefers "The Law and Order Party." (Who knew the hit TV show had its own political party?)Reierson ran for the job four years ago as...

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TUESDAY, JUNE 16, 2009

Candidates wanted

While some political races in the city of Spokane are pretty crowded, other positions around the county are not. Some are even candidate-less.In an effort to get candidates for posts that have none, Spokane County Elections Manager Mike McLaughlin has scheduled a special filing period...

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FRIDAY, JUNE 5, 2009

One more into a council race

Clock is ticking down to the deadline to file for political office.5 p.m. is it. Finito. end of story.In the meantime, the race for Spokane City Council's District 2 in south Spokane grew to four Friday afternoon with the entry of Kristina Sabestinas, an aide...

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Council candidates keep a-coming

Spokane City Council seats continue to attract a large share of the attention among would-be candidates. Southeast Washington's 9th Legislative District seat is pulling them in, too.The Thursday afternoon count has 11 council candidates spread among the three districts:Amber Waldref and Mike Fagan in Northeast...

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More in the race for Spokane City Council

The noon update from Spokane County Elections Office has two additions to the Spokane City Council races.Councilman Mike Allen, as previously announced, is seeking election to the seat to which he was appointed in South Spokane's District 2. He joins Steve Eugster and Jon Snyder,...

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SUNDAY, MAY 31, 2009

Last reminder: Filing week about to start 

If you've been telling everyone you know that your local electeds are A.) clueless; B.) wasting your money; C.) spending their waking hours with the heads in small, lightless places or D.) all of the above, it's put up or shut up time. Filing week...

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THURSDAY, MAY 28, 2009

Mark your calendar: Filing week is coming

Washington residents who are thinking about running for some local office this year had better make up their minds quickly. It's almost time to spit or get off the spot.Next week is filing week. From the time the county courthouse doors open Monday morning until...

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