As of 10/31, completed ballots have only trickled in.Continue reading
Ellensburg City Council
Candidates for seat 6, Matt Anderson and Stacey Bankston Engel; and seat 7, Kristin Ashley and Tristen Lamb.
Candidates for position 1, Liahna Armstrong and Terry Clark; and position 4, Roy Savoian and Jon Ward.
Ellensburg School Board
Candidate for position 1, Meg Ludlum, and statement from Mark Manning, who withdrew his candidacy.
Kittitas County Commissioner
Candidates for District 1, Nancy Lillquist and Cory Wright.
Legislative District 13
Candidates for Legislative District 13, Steve Verhey and Alex Ybarra.
Many thanks to Ellensburg Public Library, our co-sponsor, to Jon Ward at ECTV, for his work on the video, and to Charli Sorenson, our moderator. Thanks also to our League volunteers, and to Rob Fraser, for the photography. Watch Facebook for the photo album, coming soon.
Children who have repeated experiences of abuse or neglect often suffer poorer health compared to those who don’t experience such abuse, Laura Garcia Bohnet told League members at an Oct. 8 noon meeting.Continue reading
LWV Kittitas County on Tuesday, Oct. 15 held a candidate forum for County Commissioner, District 1, and Roslyn City Council, seats 1, 4, and 6.
Watch the county commissioner forum here. Candidates are Nancy Lillquist and Cory Wright. Moderator is Charli Sorenson.
Following the commissioner candidates were candidates for Roslyn City Council. Candidates who attended were Jim Guerci, Jennifer Basterrechea–Atela, Cathy Cook, Tom Missel, and Doug Kilgore. Moderator was Charli Sorenson. Watch the Roslyn City Council forum here.
On Wednesday, Oct. 16, League held a second candidate forum for Roslyn Mayor, Water District 7, and Fire District 7. Charli Sorenson moderated this forum.
Watch the Fire District 7 video here. Candidates are Russ Hobbs and Robert Cernick.
Coming soon: pictures of Oct. 15 and 16 forums.
Democracy Depends on You
Local governments manage many different services, and decisions made at the local level will directly affect your life. In fact, local governments can impact nearly every aspect of your life – so who is elected, what decisions are made, and how services will be delivered should matter to you. Your vote is your voice in these arenas.Continue reading
ELLENSBURG, WA (September 22, 2019) – The Kittitas Valley League of Women Voters will host four Candidates Night Forums in October to introduce candidates in contested seats to the voters. Two forums will be held in Cle Elum and two in Ellensburg.Continue reading
Racheal Croucher plans to use goats to attract students to her voter registration table at CWU in the fall. Croucher, an academic advisor at CWU, was trained by Kittitas Valley League of Women Voters member Karen Raymond on how to register voters.