Public Notice
Kittitas County, Ellensburg, WA

Notice of election: Meetings & Deadlines

Kittitas County Elections- Current Election Information

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Notice is hereby given that the following dates, deadlines and meetings apply to the upcoming Special Election, to be held Tuesday, April 24, 2018:

March 26, 2018 -Last day to register online or through the mail: Voter registration files will be closed against original and transfer of voter registrations- 29 days prior to the Special Election.  To register to vote, visit  or appear in person at 205 W. 5th Ave, Suite 105, Ellensburg.

April 16, 2018 – Last day to register- In-person registration for qualified electors (new registrants within the state) must register to vote IN PERSON at the office of the Kittitas County Auditor up to 8 days prior to the Special election.

Registration assistance and voting aides are available for the elderly, disabled, or anyone that requests additional assistance.

ADA compliant voting equipment is available for use in the Auditor’s Office- Kittitas County Courthouse, Room 105, beginning Friday, April 6, 2018, continuing weekdays through Monday, April 23rd from 9am to 4:30pm, and on Election Day, from 9am to 8pm. 

All eligible voters will be mailed a ballot at least 18 days prior to the election. Those not receiving a ballot may call the Elections Department at 962-7503, or stop in the office, to verify eligibility and request a ballot. 

Ballots, Replacement Ballots, Provisional Ballots, and voting supplies will be available:

                        Auditor’s office, Monday - Friday 9am-5pm

Election Day-    9am to 8pm at the Auditor’s Office (205 W. 5th Ave, Suite 105- Ellensburg)                               

Replacement Ballots may also be accessed at:

Public meetings will be held the following dates & times, in Room 103 (Election Control Center): 

March 20, 2018    11:00am        L & A Test

April 30, 2018        2:00pm         Canvassing Board- review signatures/balloting issues

May 4, 2018          1:00pm          Canvassing Board-review signature/balloting issues; Certify Election


The following will appear on the Special Election ballot:

Measure to consider formation of a Port District

Selah School District – Bonds to Replace and Restructure John Campbell Primary School


***Secure Drop-Box Locations***:

24-hour access:            205 W 5th Ave, Ellensburg- County Courthouse main parking lot & inside lobby adjacent to Auditor’s Office

1007 N. Chestnut St, Ellensburg- Central Washington University Campus (east entrance of Student Union & Recreation Center)

700 E. 1st Street, Upper Kittitas County Courthouse

Regular Business hours:            County Courthouse- hallway adjacent to Auditor’s Office


All Ballot Drop Boxes are locked at 8:00 pm Election Night


Additional information may be obtained from the Kittitas County Auditor’s office- 205 W. 5th Ave, Suite 105 or visit             or call: 509.962.7503


Published: This is a notification only and not a request to publish. No cost shall be incurred by the county.

Posted: 3/20/2018, Closes: 5/5/2018