Use this page to research the County and Municipal governments in Pierce County, Washington. Links are also available for County Political groups and parties.
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--History Guy Section on Pierce County Officeholders and Politicians.
County Council--Proposal to reduce the size of the Council--A controversial measure to reduce the size of the Pierce County Council from seven council districts to five.
Miles Sand and Gravel Controversy in Roy. --Follow the environmental controversy surrounding the gravel pit operation in Roy, WA.
Homepage for Pierce County GovernmentCounty Executive-"The Pierce County Council consists of seven councilmembers who are elected by voters within their respective Council Districts. Each district is comprised of approximately one-seventh of the County's population. " *Description from the Pierce County Council Homepage."
Pierce Transit--Informative site for Pierce County's transit system. Look up bus schedules and connections to other areas.
Regional Transit Authority (RTA)--A special government agency designed to deliver a regional public transportation system to the citizens of urban King, Pierce and Snohomish counties. The future of Puget Sound traffic is in the hands of this organization.
Tacoma-Pierce County Health Department--A good resource for health related services.
City of Tacoma--Washington's "City of Destiny"
Metropolitan Park District of Tacoma
The Port of Tacoma
Pierce County Democrats
Pierce County Republicans
Click here for other Washington media
Tacoma News Tribune
Oral History Program --"The Oral History Program records and transcribes the recollections of legislators, state officials and citizens who have been involved with the state's political history. These tapes and transcripts, along with companion literature, are made available to the public through a variety of sources, including libraries and state and regional archives. The program also assists museums, historical societies, and others in creating exhibits about the state's political history, and contributes to educational programs in public schools." *Statement from the Oral History Site.
Please cite this source when appropriate:
Lee, R. "The History Guy: Pierce County Government and Politics"
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