Washington County Democrats Central Committee May 2022 Election Endorsements
Hot off the presses! Many of you want to know the outcome of the Endorsement Special Meeting of the Central Committee as we voted on our local candidate endorsements!
Here are the results below. We have also included our yes or no vote endorsements for measures that you will find on the ballot.
Over the next two to three weeks you will start to see more and more information about these candidates including personal interviews! Stay tuned to learn more about the candidates, and don’t forget to be active! It’s our job is Democrats to help the best folks on the ballot get elected
May 2022 Candidate Endorsements:
○ Beaverton City Council Pos. 1 – Ashley Hartmeier-Prigg
○ Beaverton City Council Pos. 2 – Kevin Teater
○ Beaverton City Council Pos. 3 – Edward Kimmi
○ Beaverton City Council Pos. 5 – John Dugger
○ Metro Council Dist. 2 – Christine Lewis
○ Metro Council Dist. 4 – Juan Carlos Gonzalez
○ Metro Council President – Lynn Peterson
○ District Attorney – Brian Decker
○ County Auditor – John Hutzler
○ County Commissioner Dist. 2 – Pam Treece
○ County Commission Chair – Kathryn Harrington
Positions on Local Ballot Measures:
○ Washington County Ballot Referral – Referendum on Washington County Ordinance 878, Regulating Tobacco Products – VOTE NO
Should ordinance 878, prohibiting flavored tobacco products, machine sales, coupons, discounts, and movable sales of tobacco products, be repealed?
○ Measure Filing, City of Tualatin – 34-309 Amends Charter to Modify Mayoral Term Limits in Certain Circumstances – VOTE YES
The Measure would amend the City of Tualatin Charter to modify the term limits for the Office of Mayor. If passed, the Measure would allow a person to serve two terms (8 years) as a City Councilor followed by two consecutive terms (8 years) as Mayor, in a 20-year period.
○ Measure Filing, City of Beaverton – 34-309 If passed, the bond would raise about $723 million to be used on projects across the district – VOTE YES
includes seismic stability upgrades, improvement of air ventilation systems, replacement of aging roofs and additional classroom space to alleviate overcrowding. Bond money also would be used to improve accessibility in special education classrooms, enhance learning spaces and replace all one-to-one student Chromebooks and iPads. The two largest proposed projects are the complete rebuilds of Beaverton High School and Raleigh Hills K-8 School.
See more about the bond, Click here >