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Attorney General

Bob Ferguson

AGO 1959 NO. 89 > Dec 11 1959

Two propositions, one for annexing territory to a port district and another inconsistent one for the formation of a new port district consisting of the same territory may be placed on the same ballot at a general election.  However, care should be taken that the voters be restricted to voting affirmatively for only one of the measures.

AGO 1958 NO. 210 > Jul 17 1958

(1)  A candidate, in filing for office, has the right to have printed on the ballot any name by which he is commonly known in the community.  (2)  A county auditor has no authority to reject a declaration of candidacy.