Public Notice
Kittitas County, Ellensburg, WA

Current Election Information

Notice is hereby given that the following dates, deadlines and meetings apply to the upcoming Special Election, to be held Tuesday, February 12, 2019:

 

January 14, 2019 -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 www.myvote.wa.gov  or appear in person at 205 W. 5th Ave, Suite 105, Ellensburg.

February 4, 2019 – 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, January 25, 2019, continuing weekdays through Monday, February 11th 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:  www.myvote.wa.gov

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

January 15, 2019     2:00pm      L & A Test

February 21, 2019  2:30pm       Canvassing Board- review signatures/balloting issues

February 22, 2019  3:30pm        Canvassing Board-review signature/balloting issues; Certify Election

 

The following will appear on the Special Election Ballot:

 

Selah School District No. 119

Proposition No. 1 - Replacement Educational Programs and Operation Levy

Thorp School District No. 400

Proposition No. 1 - Capital Levy to Improve School Facilities

Cle Elum-Roslyn School District No. 404

Proposition No. 1 – Dissolution and Reapportionment of Directors’ Districts

Proposition No. 2 – Replacement of Expiring Capital Levy to Improve School Facilities

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

Upper County: 

            Roslyn City Hall/Library

            South Cle Elum Town Hall

            Cle Elum – Upper District Court

Lower County:

            Thorp Fire District #1- main station

            Kittitas County Courthouse

 Ballot Drop Boxes are opened 21 days prior to an election in the area(s) within the jurisdiction holding an election;

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 http://www.co.kittitas.wa.us/auditor/elections/             or call: 509.962.7503

More information is online at http://www.co.kittitas.wa.us/notices/.

For voter registration information, visit the Auditor’s web site at http://www.co.kittitas.wa.us/auditor/voter-registration/

For more information, contact Auditor

new notice 47 KB Added 1/8/2019

Published:
North Kittitas County Tribune: 01/03/2019

Posted: 1/8/2019, Closes: 2/22/2019