Public Notice
Kittitas County, Ellensburg, WA

Notice of election


Tuesday, November 6th, 2018 –General Election:

Notice is hereby given that the following dates, deadlines and meetings apply to the upcoming General Election, to be held Tuesday, November 6, 2018:

October 8, 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 General Election.  To register to vote, visit  or appear in person at 205 W. 5th Ave, Suite 105, Ellensburg.

October 29, 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 General 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, October 19, 2018, continuing weekdays through Monday, November 5th 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)

                        Noon to 8pm – Putnam Senior Center (Centennial Center) 719 E. 3rd St, Cle Elum                          

Replacement Ballots may also be accessed at:


Public Meetings will be held in Room 103 (Election Control Center), Kittitas County Courthouse: 


October 8, 2018   2:00pm       L & A Test

November 21, 2018      1:00pm       Canvassing Board- review signatures/balloting issues

November 26, 2018       3:30pm       Canvassing Board- review signatures/balloting issues

November 27, 2018       11:00am      Canvassing Board-review signature/balloting issues; Certify Election


The following will appear on the General Election Ballot:

State Measures – Initiatives & Advisory Vote

Federal, State & Local Offices:

U.S. Senate, Congressional District 8 & Legislative District 13 Senate & Representatives

County Partisan Offices:

Assessor, Auditor, Clerk, Commissioner District 3, Coroner, Prosecuting Attorney, Sheriff, Treasurer

State & County Nonpartisan Offices:

Supreme Court Justice, Court of Appeals, District Court Judge- Upper & Lower, 

Public Utility District #1

Local Measures:

Ellensburg School District No. 401- Bonds to Construct a New Elementary School and Expand and Renovate Schools

Kittitas Valley Fire Rescue (Kittitas County Fire District No 2) - Multiple Year Levy Lid Lift

Kittitas Fire Protection District No. 7 – Multiple Year Levy Lid Lift

Snoqualmie Pass Fire & Rescue – Increase size of Commissioner Board



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

Upper County: 

            Roslyn City Hall/Library

            South Cle Elum Town Hall

            Cle Elum – Upper District Court

Lower County:

            Thorp Fire Station #1

            Central Washington University

            Kittitas County Courthouse

            Kittitas City Hall


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


All Ballot Drop Boxes are securely 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





More information is online at

For more information, contact Auditor

Daily Record: 10/23/2018

Posted: 10/23/2018, Closes: 11/27/2018