Times: Tunnel foes challenge Voter's Guide wording

Times: Tunnel foes challenge Voter's Guide wording

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Times: Tunnel foes challenge Voter's Guide wording

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by Seattle Times

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Posted on June 7, 2011 at 4:10 PM

SEATTLE -- An anti-tunnel group says the proposed Voter's Guide statement on Referendum 1 — wording crafted by the Seattle city attorney — shows an inappropriate bias and needs to be rewritten.

Gary Manca, an attorney for Protect Seattle Now, which filed the referendum, has notified the Seattle Ethics and Elections Commission that the group plans to challenge the proposed language, contending that it is prejudicial and contains "editorializing and speculation" about the effect of the election.

Manca said the group was concerned about the wording because City Attorney Pete Holmes brought a legal challenge in April to prevent the tunnel referendum from going to voters.

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