Political FYI

State officials to attend county GOP meeting

State Attorney General Rob McKenna and Secretary of State Sam Reed are expected at a meeting of the Snohomish County Republican Party central committee at 9 a.m. Saturday at the Red Cross Building, 2930 Lombard Ave., Everett.

County Councilman John Koster also will attend. McKenna, Reed and Koster each will make presentations.

The three Republican candidates on the November ballot — Jack Turk for County Executive, Bill Cooper for County Council District 2, and Renee Radcliff Sinclair for County Council District 3 — will each speak to the group before volunteers walk voting precincts and make phone calls to encourage the Republican vote.

Discuss issues with Rep. Barbara Bailey

Residents can discuss local and state issues with state Rep. Barbara Bailey at a series of coffee shop get-togethers this week.

Starting Wednesday, Bailey, R-Oak Harbor, will be holding events in La Conner, Camano Island, Freeland, Coupeville and Oak Harbor.

She is scheduled to be at the Calico Cupboard at 9 a.m. Wednesday at 720 S. First St. in La Conner and then travel to Camano Island for a 1 p.m. sit-down at Islander’s Restaurant, 848 N. Sunrise Blvd.

On Thursday, at 10 a.m., she’s scheduled to be at the 1504 Coffee Bar &Deli, next to Texaco, at 18220 SR 525 in Freeland. From there it’s on to Coupeville for a 1:30 p.m. stop at Miriam’s Espresso Cafe, 200 S. Main, Suite B.

Friday’s gathering is set for 10 a.m. at Solid Ground, 275 SE Cabot Drive, Suite 9, in Oak Harbor.

Contact Bailey’s office in Olympia at 360-786-7914.

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