The Washington State Democratic Party has established a new voter protection hotline — (206) 309-8683 — where voters can receive help with registration and voting issues, report potential voter suppression incidents, and speak with attorneys about election-related matters. Party Chair Tina Podlodowski said the hotline “is an important tool for protecting voters and providing them with a free source […]
Registered voters should have their ballots for the Nov. 6 general election, which includes contests for Okanogan County commissioner, sheriff and prosecuting attorney. You can also weigh in on statewide initiatives regarding fees on greenhouse-gas emission and background checks and safety training for firearms. Voters will choose a senator and representative to Congress and two […]
Several candidates on the local ballot will be running unopposed in the general election: • Larry Gilman of Omak (prefers Republican) filed to replace County Assessor Scott Furman, who said earlier that he was retiring. • County Clerk Charleen Groomes of Riverside (prefers Republican) is running for re-election and is unopposed. • County Coroner David […]
With all Okanogan County primary election ballots counted as of Friday (Aug. 17), County Sheriff candidates Anthony Hawley and Steve Brown appear to have emerged as the top two among six contenders and will advance to the November general election.
The County Auditor’s Office reported that Hawley, of Okanogan, drew 2,865 votes …
In the latest returns from the Aug. 7 primary election, independent Ann Diamond of Winthrop was winning the Okanogan County vote in the race among four candidates hoping to replace retiring 12th Legislative District Rep. Cary Condotta for Position 1. But Republican Keith …
independent Ann Diamond of Winthrop was winning Okanogan County in the primary election race among four candidates hoping to replace retiring 12th Legislative District Rep. Cary Condotta for Position 1 in early returns Tuesday (Aug. 7). But Republican Keith Goehner of Leavenworth was leading overall in the multi-county race.
Voters will have opportunities to hear from candidates for a variety of local positions in the coming week. Scheduled are: County sheriff The Twisp Valley Grange will host a forum for Okanogan County sheriff candidates next Tuesday (July 17) from 6:30-8 p.m. Doors will open at 6 p.m. and light refreshments will be served. All […]
Filings have closed for the Aug. 7 primary elections for state and local offices. In Okanogan County, at least three county positions will be filled by newcomers. Sheriff Frank Rogers said earlier that he was retiring. Six people have filed for the position: Michael Blake of Okanogan (prefers Republican); Kevin Newport of Omak (prefers Republican); […]
Christine Brown, a Democrat challenging Rep. Dan Newhouse to be the representative for the 4th Congressional District, launched her “Big Table Tour” in Okanogan County last week, with stops in Mazama and in Twisp, where she spoke to potential voters at a town hall meeting.
Brown said she held the Big Table Tour to …
• Another District 12 candidate JD Greening, a former congressional staffer and Navy veteran, has entered the state representative race in Legislative District 12. Greening, a Republican who lives in Wenatchee, is the fourth announced candidate to fill the position being vacated by Cary Condotta, who recently announced that he will not seek re-election after serving […]