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Ballots mailed July 18-20 for Primary Election

 


Adams County residents can expect to see a ballot appearing in their mailbox in the upcoming days as Primary Election ballots are mailed out.

Adams County is a vote by mail county. A ballot will be mailed to each active registered voter in Adams County July 18-20.

Voters who require a replacement ballot or need additional voting assistance are asked to contact the Adams County Auditor’s Office at 659-3249.

The Aug. 7 Primary Election ballot includes two federal office positions. The U.S. Senator six-year term, and the U.S. Representative two-year term will both appear on the ballot.

Two Legislative District 9 State Representative positions, each for a two-year term, will be on the ballot.

In county offices, all positions are for four-year terms. The positions are Assessor, Auditor, Clerk, County Commissioner District 3, Prosecutor, Sheriff and Treasurer.

There is also a two-year Ritzville Rural Southeast Precinct Committee Officer position appearing on the ballot.

There are two local Maintenance and Operations (M&O) levies for Park and Recreation Districts appearing on the Aug. 7 ballot.

The Adams County Park and Recreation District No. 3 in Lind submitted an M&O levy for $65,000. The estimated collection rate is $.24 per thousand dollars of assessed valuation.

The funds will be used for the maintenance and operation of the Lind Swimming Pool for the year 2019.

The Adams County Park and Recreation District No. 4 in Ritzville placed a $130,000 M&O levy proposition on the upcoming ballot. The estimated collection rate is $.36 per thousand dollars of assessed valuation.

The funds will be used for maintenance and operation of the Ritzville Water Park in 2019.

The Primary Election will be certified on Aug. 21.

For more information on the upcoming election, contact the Adams County Auditor’s Office.

Sample ballots, measure and candidate information is available on the Adams County website, http://www.co.adams.wa.us, by following the “Elections” tab.

 

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