If you’ve still got that blank ballot kicking around, it’s time to get ‘r done. There is a drop box right across the street from 9-11 in Ferndale or you can always mail it. Based on research and/or meeting the candidates in person, here’s how I voted.
President/Vice President – Romney/Ryan
Governor – McKenna
U.S. Senate – Michael Baumgartner
U.S. Rep, District 1 – John Koster
U.S. Rep, District 2 – Dan Matthews
Lt. Governor – Bill Finkbeiner
Secretary of State – Kim Wyman
State Treasurer – Sharon Hanek
State Auditor – James Watkins
Attorney General – Reagan Dunn
Commissioner of Public Lands – Clint Didier
State Sen. District 40 – John Swapp – He’s not in my area, but I’d vote for him if I could.
State Rep. District 42, Pos. 1 – Jason Overstreet
State Rep. District 42, Pos. 2 – Vincent Buys
Public Utility District 1 – Paul Kenner
State Supreme Court Justice, Pos. 9 – Richard Sanders
Whatcom County Superior Court Judge – Dave Grant
Reject – Ref 74 current definition of marriage is fine.
Yes – I-1185 – Requiring 2/3 majority to raise taxes is a good idea.
Yes – I-1240 – Allows expansion of charter schools, current plan is not working time to try plan b
No – I-502 – Don’t think more access to drugs is good and having the State run the cartel is a super bad idea.
Approve – SJR 8221 – to keep debt limits low. More borrowing to balance the budget is a bad idea.
No – Prop. No. 1 – Add more bureaucrats is no way to fix problems in the port commission.