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Posted on: August 7, 2023

Auditor Seeks Writers of Argument for and against Lopez Solid Waste Disposal District Ballot Measure

Election Information

SAN JUAN COUNTY, WA. August 7, 2023 – San Juan County Auditor, Natasha Warmenhoven, is seeking people interested in writing arguments for and against the Lopez Solid Waste Disposal District ballot measure for the voters’ guide.

To ensure an informed electorate, and in accordance with state law, every district that places a measure on a ballot is responsible for appointing committees to write voters’ guide arguments both for and against the proposition. If a district is unable to appoint committees, that responsibility falls to the County Auditor. 
 
 The Lopez Solid Waste Disposal District has placed on the November general ballot an excess property tax levy to support the District. 
If you are interested in writing an argument for or against, please contact the Auditor at natashaw@sanjuanco.com, or (360) 370-7551. Up to three people may be named as argument writers, though they may seek the assistance of as many people as needed. Statements are limited to 250 words.

About the San Juan County Auditor’s Office 

The San Juan County Auditor’s Office is responsible for financial reporting and budgeting for the County, overseeing elections, processing licenses, and more. The Elections department’s main office is located at 55 Second St., Ste. A, Friday Harbor, WA 98250. For more information about San Juan County’s Election’s Office, visit www.sanjuanco.com/elections. 

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