Whatcom candidates weigh in on district-only voting

In part 2 of the five-part Politics Blog series running this week, the four candidates for Whatcom County Council in District 1 – the seat being vacated by Pete Kremen – answer a question about the most controversial proposal to come out of the Charter Review Commission this year. A majority of the commission approved asking voters in November to change the rules governing election of County Council members so that they are no longer elected countywide but rather by voters who live in the same district.