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Sunday, August 5, 2007

Judge Will Reconsider Denying Release of Voter Fraud-Related E-Mails

"Did the Pierce County Auditor’s Office improperly delete e-mails related to questions about possible voter registration fraud? That’s a key issue in a dispute between the state building industry and the auditor’s office. Last month, Thurston County Superior Court Judge Anne Hirsch rejected a public-records claim filed by the Building Industry Association of Washington. But Hirsch will reconsider her ruling Friday in Olympia after the builders asked her to take a second look. The builders group considers her ruling, which pertains to alleged voter registration fraud in Pierce County, a crippling blow to state public records law."

Here is the story in the Tacoma News-Tribune:

The Olympian also published a version of the TNT story:

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