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Call for Members to Form Con Committees for August 2021 Ballot Measures

When a jurisdiction places a measure on the ballot, members of the public are appointed to pro and con committees, which prepare statements either in favor of or in opposition to the ballot measure. These statements are published in the local voters’ pamphlet, and help voters make informed decisions.

The following districts have appointed pro committees, but no one has come forward yet to join a con committee:

  • King County, Proposition No. 1, Regular Property Tax Levy for Children, Youth, Families and Communities
  • East Pierce Fire & Rescue, Proposition No. 1
  • East Pierce Fire & Rescue, Proposition No. 2
  • King County Fire Protection District No. 2, Proposition No. 1, Increase in Property Tax Levy Rate for a Six-Year Period (2022-2027)
  • King County Fire Protection District No. 10, Proposition No. 1, Continuation of Benefit Charge
  • Puget Sound Regional Fire Authority, Proposition No. 1, Continuation of Benefit Charge
  • Snoqualmie Pass Fire and Rescue, Proposition No. 1, Property Tax for Fire Protection and Emergency Medical Services

Members of the con committee will be responsible for:

  • Submitting a con statement, following all guidelines , to King County Elections by 4:30 p.m. on May 25.
  • Submitting a rebuttal statement, following all guidelines , to King County Elections by 4:30 p.m. on May 27.

If you want to be a member of the con committee for any of these propositions, please email election.services@kingcounty.gov by 4:30 p.m. on Friday, May 21.

Canvassing Board meetings

See the Canvassing Board page for information.

Notice of election

The current notice of election is available on the current elections page.

Notice of Personnel Board Election

Candidates on the ballot

The Personnel Board conducts hearings on appeals of certain personnel actions as provided for in Section 540 of the King County Charter. The Personnel Board consists of five members, four of whom are appointed, and one member elected by county career service employees. The elected term is for a 5-year term. The county charter requires the elected member of the Personnel Board to be a resident of the state of Washington and not currently employed by King County. For more information on the position, contact the Personnel Board at personnel.board@kingcounty.gov.

  • Joe Tessier
    I am submitting myself as a candidate for the King County Personnel Board in order to be of service to King County and our community. I served as a union representative at Teamsters Local #117 for 25 years, until my retirement as President and Executive Director in 2010. Since my retirement I have become certified as a mediator and volunteer as a member of the King County ADR program. I believe in fair and equitable treatment of all working people and believe that employees who work in an environment where they know they will be treated with dignity, respect, and equity, are more likely to be better public servants. I look forward to assisting King County in providing that environment through service on the Personnel Board.

Getting your ballot

Ballots will be mailed on June 2, 2021 to the mailing address on file with King County in the Peoplesoft system.

Contact King County Elections at 206-296-1565, to request a replacement ballot if your original ballot packet is lost, spoiled, or destroyed.

Returning your ballot

Return your ballot by mail, no stamp needed. Ballots must be received no later than 4:30 p.m. on June 22, 2021, postmarks are not accepted. For this election only, you may send your ballot without postage through interoffice mail.

The following ballot drop boxes are open 24 hours a day and will close at 4:30 p.m. sharp on Election Day, June 22:

  • King County Elections, 919 SW Grady Way, Renton, WA 98057
  • King County Administration Building, 500 4th Ave, Seattle, WA 98104

Voter registration challenges

See the Voter Registration Challenges page for information.

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