Notice of Primary Election
Okanogan County, State of Washington
Tuesday, August 6, 2013
A Primary Election will be held in the below mentioned districts for the purpose of submitting to the voters for their approval or rejection the following candidates.
State Senator, 7th District, 1 year unexpired term; Omak School District No. 19, Director Pos. 1, 4 year term; Nespelem School District No. 14, Director Pos. 3, 4 year term; Nespelem School District No. 14, Director Pos. 5, 4 year term; Town of Coulee Dam, Mayor, 4 year term.
The registration deadline for online registrations, mail-in registrations and transfers is July 8, 2013. Any qualified elector who is not registered to vote in the State of Washington may register to vote in person at the Auditor’s Office up to and including July 29, 2013.
You can register or obtain registration forms at the Auditor’s Office, on line at www.vote.wa.gov, and Department of Licensing.
The Okanogan County Auditor’s Office, 149 3rd Ave N, Room 104, at the County Courthouse, will be open so voters may obtain replacement ballots, drop off voted ballots, obtain provisional ballots, and use the Accessible Voting Units, at the following times.
Monday – Friday 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM July 20 – August 5, 2013
On Election Day only August 6, 2013, 9:00 AM - 8:00 PM.
Drop boxes are in 2 locations around the county.
Tonasket – Tonasket City Hall/Library Complex, 209 S Whitcomb Ave, Tonasket
Omak – Next to Police Station, 8 N Ash, Omak
Drop boxes will open on July 20, 2013 and will close at 8:00PM on Election Day
Voters needing additional information or assistance with voter registration forms or voting may call (509) 422-7240. Voters unable to use the mail-in ballot may use the Accessible Voting Unit available at the County Auditor’s Office.
Ballots require sufficient first class postage and must be postmarked by the day of the election. Check with your local Post Office for deadlines to have your ballot postmarked properly.
For additional information on the election or regarding voter registration.
Local newspaper, radio, and TV
Meetings of the Okanogan County Canvassing Board are open, public meetings and shall be continued until the activities for which the following meetings are held have been completed. Canvass Board meetings are held in the Okanogan County Auditor’s Office, 149 3rd Ave N, Room 104, at the County Courthouse, in Okanogan.
Wednesday, August 14, 2013 at 11:00 AM to determine the status of any provisional or challenged ballots
Tuesday, August 20, 2013 at 11:00 AM to canvass the votes cast and certify the election
This notice is in accordance with RCW 29A.52.
Dated at Okanogan, Washington this 10th day of June, 2013.
Laurie Thomas, Okanogan County Auditor and Ex-Officio Supervisor of Elections
By Mila M Jury, Chief Deputy and Certified Election Administrator
Publish week of June 24 – 28, 2013