Dear Editor,

Vote No on Prop 1 this fall 2015.  Adding two commissioners will not solve the many county government problems.  We need to become a charter county so we can decide the number of commissioners needed, so we can elect them by district with a by-partisan committee drawing the district lines, and so we can separate the legislative and executive functions. Having the county commissioners elected county wide does not increase the diversity of voices on the Board.  Moreover, having the same county commissioners who are  running in the 2016 election draw the district lines is unacceptable.  Politicians should not be able to gerrymander themselves to victory.  

Mary Lou Johnson
Spokane, Wa
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