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Municipal League ratings for Federal Way candidates | ELECTION 2010
The Municipal League of King County released its non-partisan evaluations of 122 legislative, judicial and local candidates The ratings are available online at www.munileague.org.
The 2010 Municipal League Candidate Ratings are as follows:
Legislative District 30, State Rep. Pos. 1
Mark Miloscia - Very Good
Shawn Sullivan - Good
Legislative District 30, State Rep. Pos. 2
Carol Gregory - Outstanding
Anthony Kalchik - Good
Ed Barney - Adequate
Katrina Asay - Very Good
Jerry Galland - Not Qualified
Legislative District 30, State Senator
Tracey Eide - Outstanding
Tony Moore- Very Good
Federal Way Mayor
Jim Ferrell - Very Good
Mike Park - Very Good
Linda Kochmar - Very Good
Skip Priest - Outstanding
About the ratings
To determine candidate ratings, volunteers throughout King County have joined the Municipal League's Candidate Evaluation Committees to study the public record, review candidate questionnaires, speak with references, and conduct interviews with candidates. Committee members then rate each candidate on four criteria: Involvement, Character, Effectiveness and Knowledge. The possible ratings are: Outstanding, Very Good, Good, Adequate, Not Qualified and Insufficient Information to Rate.
The non-partisan ratings process is similar to a job interview and investigates each candidate's potential to be effective in the office he or she seeks and to beneficially serve the community. Political affiliations or stances on particular issues are not considered during the League rating process. The Municipal League attempted to contact every candidate in a contested race. Candidates were rated even if they declined to participate.