2021 PRIMARY VOTER’s PAMPHLET

PRIMARY ELECTION BALLOT

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  • During a primary election, the LWV asks all candidates in 3-way races to complete a LWV questionnaire describing themselves and their candidacy. If completed, we will link to the candidate’s responses at Vote411.org.
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  • In the News: after a google search of the candidate’s name, the most recent news article – if any – is selected for linking. These are updated monthly until election.

2021 BALLOT

Snoqualmie Pass Fire District Levy

Proposition #1 – Property Tax Levy for Fire Protection and Emergency Medical Services.

This proposition authorizes the District to restore its regular property tax levy to 51.00 per $1.000 of assessed value to be assessed in 2021 and collected in 2022. The funds will maintain and improve fire
protection, emergency medical services and facilities. replace apparatus and equipment, and provide for firefighter safety, The maximum allowable levy in 2021 shall serve as the base for subsequent levy limitations as provided by chapter 84.55 RCW.

Should this proposition be: Approved [ ] Rejected [ ]

CANDIDATES

Only those candidates in 3-way races are posted below.

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CITY COUNCIL & MAYORAL RACES

ELLENSBURG

Ellensburg City Council Position #1

  1. Nancy Lillquist, Campaign, Facebook page, Bio, $$, LWV Questionnaire, Auditor’s Pamphlet, In the News
  2. Tyler Fuller, Campaign, Facebook page, Bio, $$, LWV Questionnaire, Auditor’s Pamphlet, In the News
  3. Kip Storey, Campaign, Facebook page, Bio, $$, LWV Questionnaire, Auditor’s Pamphlet, In the News

Ellensburg City Council Position #3

  1. Larry Nickel, Campaign, Facebook page, Bio, $$, LWV Questionnaire, Auditor’s Pamphlet, In the News
  2. Adam Winn, Campaign, Facebook page, Bio, $$, LWV Questionnaire, Auditor’s Pamphlet, In the News, VIDEO: LWV Candidates Night
  3. Barbara del Mar Robles, Campaign, Facebook page, Bio, $$, LWV Questionnaire, Auditor’s Pamphlet, In the News, VIDEO: LWV Candidates Night

KITTITAS

Kittitas City Mayor

  1. John Camarata, Campaign, Facebook page, Bio, $$, LWV Questionnaire, Auditor’s Pamphlet, In the News, VIDEO: LWV Candidates Night
  2. Holly Padjen-Downey (Beard), Campaign, Facebook page, Bio, $$, LWV Questionnaire, Auditor’s Pamphlet, In the News, VIDEO: LWV Candidates Night
  3. Richard Dean Hink, Jr., Campaign, Facebook page, Bio, $$, Auditor’s Pamphlet, LWV Questionnaire, In the News

FIRE DISTRICTS

FIRE DISTRICT 7 – CLE ELUM

Fire District Commissioner #3

  1. Justin Zipperer, Campaign, Facebook page, Bio, $$, LWV Questionnaire, Auditor’s Pamphlet, In the News
  2. Russ Hobbs, Campaign, Facebook page, Bio, $$, LWV Questionnaire, Auditor’s Pamphlet, In the News
  3. Michael Bain [WITHDREW], Campaign, Facebook page, Bio, $$, LWV Questionnaire, Auditor’s Pamphlet, In the News

SCHOOL BOARD

ELLENSBURG SCHOOL BOARD

Ellensburg School District At Large Position #5

  1. Michael Rowley, Campaign, Facebook page, Bio, $$, LWV Questionnaire, Auditor’s Pamphlet, In the News, VIDEO: LWV Candidates Night
  2. Ashley Crankovich [WITHDREW], Campaign, Facebook page, Bio, $$, LWV Questionnaire, Auditor’s Pamphlet, In the News
  3. Hilda Peña-Alfaro, Campaign, Facebook page, Bio, $$, LWV Questionnaire, Auditor’s Pamphlet, In the News, VIDEO: LWV Candidates Night