The Pierce County Auditor’s Office is opening a special appointment period to recruit individuals to write For and Against committee statements for the Nov. 7, 2017, General Election Local Voters’ Pamphlet for the Town of South Prairie.
The Town of South Prairie did not appoint “For” and “Against” committee members to prepare statements for the local voters’ pamphlet. As a result, RCW 29A.32.280 directs the Auditor’s Office to seek out and appoint up to three members to form each committee. District resolutions and explanatory statements can be found on our main Elections webpage, under the Nov 7 General Election tab.
- Be a resident and registered voter of Pierce County for at least one year immediately prior to the appointment; and
- Pledge to work cooperatively with other members of the committee; and
- Have ready access to email.
- Read, understand and fulfill the obligations described in the Elections Guide for Jurisdictions – 2017, which includes:
- Committee appointments and participation; and
- Word limits, format requirements, and deadlines for statements and rebuttals.
- Have your name appear in the local voters’ pamphlet and waive anonymity.
At least one committee member must be willing to submit phone number, email, or website address for publication in the local voters’ pamphlet. Those interested who agree to the above responsibilities can email their name and phone number to firstname.lastname@example.org. Appointments will be made in the order that the requests are received.
The deadline to request a committee appointment is Aug. 24, 2017 at noon. The deadline to submit a committee statement is Aug. 24, 2017 at 4:30 p.m.
NOTE: Individuals requesting appointment on August 24 must be prepared to submit the statement by email on the same day. The Auditor’s Office is unable to extend the deadline.
Julie Anderson, Pierce County Auditor
(253) 798-3188 desk
(253) 318-0493 cell
Mike Rooney, Elections Manager
(253) 798-2148 desk