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The case against Sheriff Adam Fortney | Guest View


Last updated 1/8/2021 at 5:08pm

Editor’s note: The Beacon contacted Sheriff Adam Fortney for comment on this opinion piece, but he declined to comment in detail, only saying it was “political diatribe that’s not getting traction” and that the first recall attempt failed.

A campaign to recall Snohomish County Sheriff Adam Fortney is gaining momentum as organizers gather signatures to put the question to voters.

The charges of malfeasance are threefold: that he violated his oath of office by refusing to enforce Gov. Inslee’s stay-at-home order; that he incited residents to disobey that order; and that by rehiring...

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