2019 Special Election Results

School Levies Passing

So far it looks as though all school levies except Selah’s are passing. These election results won’t be certified until February 22nd but the unofficial turnout is disappointingly low at just a hair over 30%.

If you want to review what was on the ballot for this election, go here. You can also visit the Kittitas County Auditor’s website for updated election results here.

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Ybarra Appointed To LD13

UPDATED 2/16/19.

In a meeting of 12 Commissioners from 4 counties in LD13, Alex Ybarra was chosen to represent the District. Alex is the first Hispanic ever chosen to represent LD13.

Ybarra speaking before the Commissioners. 1/14/19

Standing Room Only

There was standing room only as the twelve commissioners from four counties met in a Grant County Courthouse conference room Monday evening Jan. 14 to decide who would be appointed to serve Legislative District 13, Position 2. Incumbent Matt Manweller resigned in disgrace and at the behest of the Republican Party, thus creating an open seat that the commissioners were tasked with filling.

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Alert! Special Election!

Alert! Special Election!

Do you live in Cle Elum, Roslyn, Thorp, or Selah?

UPDATED 1/17/19: If you said, ‘yes!’ there is a special election in your near future. Two school districts: Thorp and Cle Elum/Roslyn, are requesting capital levies. The Selah School District is requesting a replacement Educational Programs and Operating levy. Cle Elum/Roslyn is also proposing a change of School Board representation.

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Call your representative now and urge support for HR1!

Call your representative now and urge support for HR1!

Take Action to Support Democracy!
At the League, we are excited about the new session of Congress and we are proud to support a new piece of legislation–HR1: For the People Act– which stands to improve American elections by making our elections more free, fair, and accessible to all eligible Americans.  
Welcome Representative Schrier to Washington, DC, with a call urging her to support HR1

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Election 2018 Wrap-up

Election 2018 Wrap-up

A Dive into Election Turnout

76.2% Voter Turnout in Kittitas County! Did the work of the League of Women Voters impact November voter turnout in any way? Did our voter registration work account for some of the improvement? Did our Get Out The Vote strategies impact turnout? Did the Candidate Forum make a difference? Let’s look into that! 

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