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Blog News XLIX

It's becoming obvious, after observing the high signature invalidation rates of the recent anti-tunnel petitions, that the King Co. Elections Department is playing games with petitions, invalidating significantly more signatures than the Secretary of State's Office, and thereby effectively making the number requirement for petitions higher than the statutory law. This is illegal. For more on the Huff-McConnell petition number arrogation, see our "Politico" blog.

Mark is coming close to the 1460 technical signatures needed for the director of elections candidacy petition, probably surpassing that number in a few days. We will need at least another 600 or so signatures to survive a 30% invalidation rate, which is unrealistically high for petitions, but we are trying to avoid litigation if at all possible.




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