In the May 16, 2017, issue of the Register-Guard, reporter Christian Hill writes:
The idea of creating a taxpayer-funded independent auditor’s office to monitor Eugene city government is making waves before it has even made it to the ballot.
The chief petitioners of the proposed initiative to create the auditor’s office said they will contest the written summary, or ballot title, of the measure that Eugene’s city attorney prepared and that would be presented to voters.
Bonny Bettman McCornack, one of the initiative’s three chief petitioners, said Friday the draft ballot title is inaccurate and biased, and they will ask a Lane County Circuit Court judge to change it. …