Tuesday, March 17, 2009

Wingnut Power Grab Alert Election For King County KC Conservation District Board of Supervisors

King County Conservation District Board March 19th election polling locations listed below with endorsement of environmentalist Mark Sollitto.

Here's information from the press release from a 34th LD political activist. Apparently Republicans and rightwing property rights wingnuts have been able to dominate this important county conservation board because no one really pays attention to the fact there's an election.

You can make a difference to protect the environment by taking the time to drop by the Vashon Library this Thursday, March 19th to vote. Because of a technical error the progressive candidate’s name, Mark Sollitto was left off the ballot, and to vote for him you will have to actually write his name on the ballot.

Sierra Club supports Mark Sollitto who is a WRITE-IN Candidate, Mark has a masters in public administration. Here is his community experience: Chair, North Bend Park Board; board of directors, Snoqualmie Valley Rotary; Eastside Fire and Rescue; Snoqualmie Valley Cities Association; Meadowbrook Farm Preservation Association. He is or was a council member from North Bend. Mark filed to be a candidate, but due to a technical error, was not placed on the ballot – hence he is a write-in candidate

Very few people know about this election, so one of the Republicans, like Preston Drew, who opposes King County’s Critical Areas Ordinance which is designed to protect streams, wildlife and wetlands, could easily win this election if progressives don’t turn out in healthy numbers to support Sierra Club’s choice Write-in candidate: Mark Sollitto.

KCD is a natural resources assistance agency authorized by Washington State and guided by the Washington State Conservation Commission. Its mission is to promote the sustainable use of natural resources through responsible stewardship. A five-member Board of Supervisors is responsible for all District programs and activities. Since 1949, the KCD has been helping the people of King County manage their natural resources.

This Thursday, March 19th

Polling Locations

King County Library/Muckleshoot Branch - 39917 Auburn Enumclaw Road S.E. , Auburn WA 98092
Poll hours 10:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m.

King County Library/Bellevue Regional Branch - 1111 110th Avenue NE , Bellevue WA 98004
Poll hours 9:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m.

King County Library/Carnation Branch - 4804 Tolt Avenue , Carnation WA 98014
Poll hours 10:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m.

King County Library/Covington Branch - 27100 164th Ave. S.E. , Covington WA 98042
Poll hours 10:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m.

King County Library/Des Moines Branch - 21620 11th Avenue S. , Des Moines WA 98198
Poll hours 10:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m.

Enumclaw Public Library - 1700 First Street , Enumclaw WA 98022
Poll hours 10:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m.

King County Library/Issaquah Branch - 10 W. Sunset Way, Issaquah WA 98027
Poll hours 10:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m.

King County Library/North Bend Branch - 115 E. 4th, North Bend WA 98045
Poll hours 10:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m.

King County Library/Redmond Regional Branch - 15990 N.E. 85th, Redmond WA
Poll hours 10:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m.

Renton Community Center - 1715 Maple valley Hwy., Renton WA 98057
Poll hours 10:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m.

Seattle Public Library (Downtown Main Branch) - 1000 Fourth Ave. Seattle WA 98104
Poll hours 10:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.

King County Library/Shoreline Branch - 345 NE 175th, Shoreline WA 98155
Poll hours 10:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m.

King County Library/Vashon Branch - 17210 Vashon Hwy. S.W. , Vashon Island WA
Poll hours 10:00 a.m. to 8:30 p.m

Please take the time to vote on Thursday for Mark Sollitto.

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