Primary Ballot Due by 8pm Tuesday!

Primary Ballot Due by 8pm Tuesday!

Haven’t voted yet? You have less than a week to get your completed primary ballot back to the county auditor.

If you (or your friends & family) need more information on your choices before you vote, check out our 2019 Primary Voter’s Guide. We even include links to our Candidates Night primary forum recordings.

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Commissioner candidates debate; watch on ECTV2

Candidates for District 1 county commissioner spoke for about an hour Tuesday, July 23 at Ellensburg City Hall. Laci Harrison, Nancy Lillquist and Cory Wright discussed a variety of issues before an audience of 72 at the forum sponsored by the Kittitas Valley League of Women Voters and the Ellensburg Public Library.

Moderator of the forum was Charli Sorenson.

The top two vote-getters at the Aug. 6 primary will go on to the general election in November.

Watch the forum at ECTV2 here.

Read the story at the Daily Record website here.

Find out more about the candidates and the primary at our Voter’s Guide.

2019 Election: Who’s Running For Office?

2019 Election: Who’s Running For Office?

There are 65 positions to be decided this fall and 87 candidates.

Make no mistake, running for elected office is a big deal. In many cases, the elected position confers no monetary reward even though it demands a sacrifice of time, dedication, goodwill, and integrity.

Let’s look first at the uncontested races. (Click here to view all filed candidates and positions -excluding write-in candidates).

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2019 Special Election Results

School Levies Passing

Updated 2/22/19

So far it looks as though all school levies passed. These election results were certified February 22nd. The unofficial final turnout climbed to 36% after a disappointingly low early return of 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.

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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