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Brenda Sorensen; Auditor

205 S Columbus, Stop 2
Goldendale, WA 98620
Fax: 509 773-4244
Phone: 509 773-4001
Contact:
Brenda Sorensen; Auditor

205 S Columbus, Stop 2
Goldendale, WA 98620
Fax: 509 773-4244
Phone: 509 773-4001
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Candidate Information

2018 Precinct Committee Officer Filings​​​​​​


A Lot Drawing was held in the Auditor’s Office on May 21, 2018 at 10:00 a.m. for the following races and candidates:

Klickitat County Commissioner Pos. 2
David M. Sauter
Raymond Clough

Klickitat County Sheriff
Bob Songer
Douglas Charters

Precinct Committee Officer-Democratic Party
Douglas Charters
Elliott, Melissa Kay

The lot drawing was held for multiple candidate races to determine the initial order in which the names of candidates for partisan, judicial, and nonpartisan offices will appear on the Primary ballot.​
Lot Draw Results​
Press Release- Candidate Filing​

Candidate Filing

In Person Filing

May 14-18, 2018. In person filing opens at 8:30 A.M. and closes at 5:00 P.M.

By Mail
April 30-May 18, 2018. Declaration may be accepted by mail beginning April 30th
. They will be processed beginning May 14th. All mail in filing must be received in our office by May 18th at 5 p.m.

Online Filing
May 14-18, 2018. Online filing opens at 9:00 A.M. on May 14th
 and closes at 4:00 P.M. on May 18th.

Online candidate filing is available on our website at: https://wei.sos.wa.gov/county/klickitat/en/Elections/olf/Pages/OnlineCandidateFilingStart.aspx.

This page contains information about online filing but will not be activated until May 14th at 9:00 A.M.

Filing Fees
All filing fees are due by May 18th at 5:00 P.M. Declarations will not be processed until filing fees (if applicable) are submitted.

Withdrawal
The deadline for candidate withdrawal​ is 5 p.m. on May 21st. Filing fees are non-refundable. 

Voters' Pamphlet Information
There will be an online voters’ guide available and a printed voters’ pamphlet for the General Election. Statements and photos are due by May 25, 2018. 

District Directory​​-This report shows the number of registered voters by district.

Lot Draw Information
If more than one candidate files for a position, a lot drawing will be held May 21, 2018, at 10:00 A.M. in the Auditor's Office. The lot drawing will be held for multiple candidate races to determine the initial order in which the names of candidates for partisan, judicial, and nonpartisan offices will appear on the Primary ballot.


​​2018 Election Resolution Deadlines

Election Date                    Resolution Deadline

February 13, 2018             December 15, 2017
April 24, 2018                    February 23, 2018
August 7, 2018                  May 11, 2018
November 6, 2018             August 7, 2018​

For More Information
Call: (509) 773-4001 or 800-583-8050
Email: voting@klickitatcounty.org​

 

How to File for Elective Office  
Candidates must file with the Office of the Secretary of State or the appropriate County Elections Office. For more information about where to file, click here​.

Public Disclosure Commission
Media Contact Information

The Top 2 Primary (I-872)
Forms
Descriptions of Elective Offices
Nonpartisan Elections

 
 
 

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