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Posted on: November 25, 2014

2014 General Election Certification and Recount

The 2014 General Election was certified by the Pierce County Canvassing Board today, bringing the election to a close. Results are available on the Pierce County Elections website (Read on...

Posted on: November 6, 2014

Pierce County Elections will release today’s election results at 8 p.m., rather than 4:30 p.m.

“We are working hard to count and report the highest volume of ballots possible. To accomplish this, we need more time today,” said Julie Anderson, Pierce County Auditor. “We’re also going to work all day on Saturday, Nov. 8... Read on...

Posted on: November 3, 2014

Tight campaigns prompt voter privacy questions

As the election gets down to the wire, local committees have ramped up Get Out The Vote campaigns. As a result, voters want answers from the Pierce County Auditor’s Office about how their personal information is made public... Read on...

Posted on: October 30, 2014

2014 general election information and results schedule

On November 4, 2014, Pierce County will join with the rest of Washington State in voting in the 2014 general election. The Pierce County Auditor's office has published an election information and results schedule that... Read on...

Posted on: September 2, 2014

4th Annual Citizenship Celebration

2013 Citizenship Participants

Everyone in Pierce County is invited to watch approximately 75 immigrants become American citizens during a ceremony on Sept. 20 in Tacoma.

The naturalization ceremony – the final step to attain citizenship – begins... Read on...

Posted on: August 22, 2014

Pierce County Auditor’s Office recognized for ballot drop-box program

Pierce County Auditor Julie Anderson, Elections Supervisor Shannon Cortez, and Elections Specialist Dave Heinemann accepted a national award in San Francisco on Thursday, Aug. 21, for their office’s work on the... Read on...

Posted on: August 6, 2014

Auditor seeks additional appointments of “For” and “Against” committee members for voters’ pamphlet

The Auditor’s Office announces the opening of a special appointment period. Individuals are needed to write “For” and “Against” statements for the November 4, 2014 General Election local voters’ pamphlet in the following... Read on...

Posted on: August 4, 2014

E-Newsletter Hits In-boxes!

August 2014 Newsletter

The Pierce County Auditor's Office debuted a new e-newsletter. Designed to highlight our most interesting work, this newsletter is meant to be short and exciting.

This is our first installment of a monthly e-newsletter... Read on...

Posted on: July 31, 2014

New Ballot Drop Boxes!

Orting Drop Box

Pierce County has two new ballot drop boxes – Orting and Graham – just in time for the August Primary Election.

Orting voters will find their box located just in front of the Public Safety building at 401 Washington Ave... Read on...

Posted on: July 18, 2014

2014 primary election information and results schedule

On August 5, 2014, Pierce County will join with the rest of Washington State in voting in the 2014 primary election. The Pierce County Auditor's office has published an election information and results schedule that... Read on...

Posted on: June 25, 2014

County licensing services available Saturday, June 28

The Pierce County Auditor’s Office will open Saturday June 28, from 9:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. to meet summertime demand for:

  • Marriage licensing.
  • Passport processing.
  • Vehicle/vessel licensing... Read on...

Posted on: May 8, 2014

Candidate filing begins Monday, May 12

Candidate filing begins Monday, May 12 with the Pierce County Auditor’s Office and the Office of the Secretary of State. Offices open for election this year include:

  • U.S. Representatives (Congress)
  • State... Read on...

Posted on: April 18, 2014

2014 Special Election Results Release Schedule

Tuesday, April 22 Election Day
8:15 p.m. (includes ballots processed through Election Day)
9:30 p.m. (includes voting center results)
Wednesday, April 23, 4:30 p.m.
Thursday, April 24, 4 p.m.
Friday,... Read on...

Posted on: March 24, 2014

Auditor’s Office hosts annual Candidate’s Workshop

Calling all candidates! The Pierce County Auditor’s Office annual candidate’s workshop is scheduled for Wednesday, April 2 from 6 to 8 p.m.

The workshop will be held at:
Pierce County Election Center
2501 S.... Read on...

Posted on: February 11, 2014

County Auditor launches new look for recorded document searches

The Pierce County Auditor’s Office records 250,000 public documents each year, including deeds, liens, foreclosures, maps and more. Approximately 38,000 people visit the Auditor’s Office website to access these records.... Read on...

Posted on: December 27, 2013

Auditor’s Office to open early for Seahawks, Sounder FC plates

The Pierce County Auditor’s Office will open at 7 a.m. on Jan. 2, 2014 to kick off the team license plate sales featuring Seahawks and Sounder FC themes. The license plates will carry an iconic symbol for each team – the... Read on...

Posted on: October 30, 2013

2013 General Election Results Release Schedule

KEY DATES
Election Day Nov. 5, Results at 8:15 p.m.
Canvassing Board Meeting – Voter intent Nov. 22, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Canvassing Board Meeting – Certification Nov. 26 at 11 a.m... Read on...

Posted on: September 16, 2013

Pet owners, avoid late fees in October

Forgot to license your pets? Worried about late fees?

Take advantage of a unique chance to avoid all late fees during our Pet License Amnesty month.

Next month, residents in unincorporated Pierce County, Tacoma,... Read on...

Posted on: September 6, 2013

Third annual Pierce County Citizenship Celebration

The public is invited to join the celebration and watch as approximately 100 immigrants become new citizens, sworn in by U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services Field Office Director Linda Dougherty. The ceremony will be... Read on...

Posted on: August 2, 2013

Auditor seeks appointment of “Against” committee members for voters’ pamphlet

The Auditor’s Office announces the opening of a special appointment period. Individuals are needed to write “Against” statements for the Nov. 5, 2013 General Election local voters’ pamphlet in the following districts:

• ... Read on...

Posted on: August 2, 2013

2013 Primary Election Results Release Schedule

KEY DATESElection Day Aug. 6, Results at 8:15 p.m.Canvassing Board Meeting – Voter intent Aug. 16, from 10 a.m. to noon
Canvassing Board Meeting – Certification Aug. 20 at 11 a.m.

IMPORTANT... Read on...

Posted on: July 11, 2013

Pierce County wins national awards for voter project and emergency mobile app

mobile  app

Last year, Pierce County completed a redistricting project affecting nearly every local voter in just five weeks. The county also started using the latest mobile technology to track damage to roads, bridges, and buildings... Read on...

Posted on: May 30, 2013

Auditor announces 3-day filing period for open seats

A special 3-day candidate filing period will be held June 5-7, 2013 from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. State law requires a reopening of the filing period when no one files for a position during the regular filing period... Read on...

Posted on: February 19, 2013

Property tax payment envelopes missing return address

Pierce County property tax statements that were mailed last week are missing one small element - the county's return address on the payment stubs.

Not to worry, though. The envelopes provided with the property tax... Read on...

Posted on: March 26, 2013

Candidate workshop set for April 3

Calling all election candidates! The Pierce County Auditor’s annual candidates’ workshop is scheduled for April 3 at 6 p.m.

The workshop will be held at the Pierce County Election Center, 2501 S. 35th Street, Suite C,... Read on...

Posted on: February 20, 2013

Auditor’s Office seeks appointment of voter pamphlet “Against” committee members

The Pierce County Auditor's Elections Division is seeking individuals interested in writing “Against” statements for the April 23, 2013 Special Election local voters’ pamphlet in the following Districts:

• Pierce... Read on...

Posted on: December 26, 2012

Auditor seeks volunteers to write "against" statement for Puyallup schools measure

The Puyallup School District No. 3 has placed a $279.6 million General Obligation Bond on the Feb. 12, 2013 Special Election ballot. Read the Resolution and... Read on...

Posted on: October 22, 2012

Pierce Transit boundary changes prompt voter calls

Anxious voters are calling the Pierce County Auditor's Office because Pierce Transit Proposition 1 does not appear on their ballots.

"Some voters think they have been issued the wrong ballot, but they have forgotten... Read on...

Posted on: October 16, 2012

Petition filed for return of seized horses

Tuesday Oct 16 2012 12:47 PM

Animal owner John Diller filed a petition for the return of the 39 horses in Pierce County District Court. The Pierce County Auditor's office was served with a copy on Oct. 15. A hearing... Read on...

Posted on: October 3, 2012

Voter registration deadline fast approaching

Wednesday Oct 03 2012 3:33 PM

To vote in the upcoming presidential election you first must be registered.

Saturday, Oct. 6 is the last day to register to vote or change your address by mail. Mail-in registration forms... Read on...

Posted on: September 27, 2012

Public can donate to help care for 39 seized horses

Thursday Sep 27 2012 4:00 PM

Offers of help are pouring into the Pierce County Auditor's Office as Animal Control officers wrap up seizing 39 horses amid an investigation of neglect.

"Responding to people's... Read on...

Posted on: September 26, 2012

39 horses being seized from Graham property

Wednesday Sep 26 2012 1:57 PM

Pierce County Animal Control officers are in the process of seizing 39 horses this morning from a property in the area of the 30800 block of Meridian East.

Animal Control officers served a... Read on...

Posted on: September 17, 2012

Citizenship Celebration set for Sept. 22

Monday Sep 17 2012 1:07 PM

The public is invited to attend the 11 a.m. citizenship ceremony at the Mount Tahoma High School Auditorium, 4634 S. 74th Street, Tacoma on Sept. 22.

Constitution Day and Citizenship Day are... Read on...

Posted on: August 22, 2012

Auditor announces mandatory recounts

Wednesday Aug 22 2012 9:56 AM

Pierce County will conduct mandatory recounts in the race for Pierce County Council District No. 4 and to determine the new Precinct Committee Officer in a Fife precinct.

The recount will... Read on...

Posted on: August 9, 2012

Change to Pierce County election results release schedule for Aug. 9

Thursday Aug 09 2012 1:16 PM

The Pierce County Auditor will release updated election results at 7 p.m. today instead of 4 p.m. You can find results online at www... Read on...

Posted on: June 29, 2012

Pierce County Auditor answers questions about Aug. 7 primary election

If you have questions about the upcoming primary election, you're not alone.

Tuesday, Aug. 7, 2012 is Election Day. On July 12, 2012, every household will be mailed a Pierce County Official Local Voters' Pamphlet.... Read on...

Posted on: August 8, 2012

Pierce County announces an additional results release for Wednesday, Aug. 8

Wednesday Aug 08 2012 2:22 PM

The Pierce County Auditor will release updated election results at 4 p.m. and again at 8:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Aug. 8. You can find results online at Pierce County Auditor answers questions about Aug. 7 primary election

If you have questions about the upcoming primary election, you're not alone.

Tuesday, Aug. 7, 2012 is Election Day. On July 12, 2012, every household will be mailed a Pierce County Official Local Voters' Pamphlet.... Read on...

Posted on: March 30, 2012

Auditor to host annual candidate workshop, April 5

Friday Mar 30 2012 9:31 AM

With election season upon us, the Pierce County Auditor's Office annual candidate's workshop is scheduled for Thursday, April 5, at 6 p.m.

The workshop will be held at the Pierce County... Read on...