Spiro Manthou on Wednesday became the fourth official candidate for
Pierce County assessor-treasurer.
When Manthou filed his candidacy Wednesday with the county elections
department, he also became the second former Tacoma City Council
candidate in the race that’s part of this fall’s election, joiniing Mike
Also in the field are Billie O’Brien, an administrator in the
assessor-treasurer office, and Tim Farrell, who is a County Council member.
Assessor-treasurer is a non-partisan position.
The current assessor-treasurer, Dale Washam, hasn’t said publicly if
he’ll seek re-election. He has Thursday and Friday, the last two days of
the five-day filing period, to enter the race. His four-year term in
office ends at the end of 2012.