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Legals for April 13, 2016


Notice of Presidential Primary Election

Okanogan County, State of Washington

Tuesday, May 24, 2016

A Presidential Primary will be held on May 24, 2016, by the State of Washington.

The Presidential Primary will submit to the voters of Okanogan County the names of candidates for President of the United States of America seeking nomination by the Democratic Party or the Republican Party.

In this Presidential Primary, the major political parties require voters to pick a party in order to participate. Voters who choose to vote for a Democratic candidate must mark the Democratic Party declaration on the return envelope. Voters who choose to vote for a Republican candidate must mark the Republican Party declaration on the return envelope.

The registration deadline for online registrations, mail-in registrations and transfers is April 25, 2016. 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 May 16, 2016.

You can register or obtain registration forms at the Auditor’s Office, online at, 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 8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. May 6 – May 23, 2016

On Election Day only, May 24, 2016, 8:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m.

Drop boxes are in 3 locations around the county.

Tonasket – Tonasket City Hall/Library Complex,

209 S Whitcomb Ave, Tonasket

Omak – Next to Police Station, 8 N Ash, Omak

Pateros – 180 Pateros Mall in parking lot, Pateros

Drop boxes will close at 8:00 p.m. 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, June 1, 2016 at 11:00 a.m., to determine the status of any provisional or challenged ballots

Tuesday, June 7, 2016 at 11:00 a.m., to canvass the votes cast and certify the election.

This notice is in accordance with RCW 29A.52.

Dated at Okanogan, Washington, this 30th day of March, 2016.

Laurie Thomas, Okanogan County Auditor and Ex-Officio Supervisor of Elections

By Mila M Jury, Chief Deputy and Certified Election Administrator

Publish once between April 10 – April 20, 2016

(Publish April 13, 2016)



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