Leavitt, Walters among mayors supporting Ref. 74

Vancouver Mayor Tim Leavitt and Battle Ground Mayor Lisa Walters are among city leaders who have endorsed Referendum 74.

Both Leavitt and Walters are listed on Mayors for the Freedom to Marry alongside mayors of big cities such as New York, Boston, Houston, San Diego and Los Angeles.

In Washington, 15 mayors have endorsed Ref. 74, including mayors of Seattle, Olympia, Tacoma, Burien, Des Moines and Stanwood.

According to a news release issued Friday, Leavitt will announce his support for same-sex marriage 10 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 27 at the Unitarian Universalist Church, 4505 E. 18th St.

Afterwards, Leavitt will join volunteers with the Approve 74 campaign in encouraging voters to support the referendum.

Stephanie Rice

Stephanie Rice

I cover Vancouver city government. Reach me at stephanie.rice@columbian.com or 360-735-4508.

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