Chapter 1.20
LOCAL VOTERS’ PAMPHLET

Sections:

1.20.010    Local Voters’ Pamphlet Authorized.

1.20.020    Notification by Auditor.

1.20.030    Contents of Pamphlet.

1.20.040    Cost.

1.20.050    Appointment of Committees to Prepare Arguments For and Against Ballot Measures.

1.20.010 Local Voters’ Pamphlet Authorized.

Publication and distribution of a local voters’ pamphlet in conformity with the provisions of Chapter 29A.32 RCW is hereby authorized. Said pamphlet shall first be published for the September 1994 primary election, and thereafter for each primary, general, or special election for which the County, any City or Town, or any special taxing district located wholly within Pierce County has indicated by motion or resolution that it intends to be a participating jurisdiction. (Ord. 2012-54 § 1 (part), 2012; Ord. 93-76 § 1 (part), 1993)

1.20.020 Notification by Auditor.

At least 90 days before the publication and distribution of a local voters’ pamphlet for any primary, general, or special election, the Pierce County Auditor shall notify the office of the Pierce County Council, Pierce County Executive and each City, Town, or special taxing district located wholly within Pierce County that a local voters’ pamphlet may be published in accordance with RCW 29A.32.220. (Ord. 2012-54 § 1 (part), 2012; Ord. 96-7 § 1, 1996; Ord. 93-76 § 1 (part), 1993)

1.20.030 Contents of Pamphlet.

The voters’ pamphlet shall provide information on all candidates and issues designated by each participating jurisdiction, and shall otherwise conform to the contents requirements set forth in RCW 29A.32.241 and 29A.32.250. (Ord. 2012-54 § 1 (part), 2012; Ord. 93-76 § 1 (part), 1993)

1.20.040 Cost.

The cost of a local voters’ pamphlet shall be considered an election cost to those local jurisdictions included in the pamphlet, and shall be pro-rated in the manner provided in RCW 29A.32.270. (Ord. 2012-54 § 1 (part), 2012; Ord. 93-76 § 1 (part), 1993)

1.20.050 Appointment of Committees to Prepare Arguments For and Against Ballot Measures.

Members of committees appointed pursuant to the provisions of RCW 29A.32.280 to prepare arguments for and against Pierce County ballot measures shall be residents and registered voters of Pierce County for at least one year immediately prior to their appointment, shall have a demonstrated ability to communicate rapidly by email, and shall agree to work collaboratively with co-committee members. (Ord. 2012-54 § 1 (part), 2012)