The liberal case for Kochmar

Linda is a leader with a proven record of concern for this community.

I consider myself a Democrat and I’ll be proudly casting my vote for Linda Kochmar this year.

Linda is a leader with a proven record of concern for this community. I’ve seen our city benefit from her ability to meet with all sides, move people together and actually get things done.

She is transparent with her thinking and she isn’t afraid to tell people where she stands. I think the council could benefit from another person on the council who is unafraid of the mayor. Linda will be a strong voice for real action.

Kristin Barnes

Federal Way




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Get fresh air, conserve your food, and follow the governor’s directives.

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Make training mandatory for all elected leaders

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Keep up the great work, Grocery Outlet

A big thank you to the new owners of Grocery Outlet in Federal Way.