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Auditor: Bellingham mayor candidate short on signatures

Joel Johnson seeks recount of his ballot petition

Joel Johnson.
Joel Johnson collected 2,506 signatures for a petition to appear on the ballot this year in the Bellingham mayor's race. Johnson either needed to pay the $2,211 filing fee or collect one signature for every dollar in the fee. The Whatcom County Auditor's Office will confirm the signatures on Saturday, May 20. (Ralph Schwartz/Cascadia Daily News)
By Ralph Schwartz Staff Reporter
Whatcom County’s top election official said a would-be candidate for Bellingham mayor did not coll
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