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Posted: Monday, June 25, 2012 4:00 pm



NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that on Tuesday, August 7, 2012 in Grant County, State

of Washington, there will be held a Primary Election for the purpose of submitting to the voters, Nominees for Federal, State and Local Offices and Measures, for their approval or rejection of the following:

United States

United States Senator-Partisan Office - 6 Year Term

Congressional District #4-Partisan Office - 2 Year Term

Washington State

Governor-Partisan Office - 4 Year Term

Lt. Governor-Partisan Office - 4 Year Term

Secretary of State-Partisan Office - 4 Year Term

State Treasurer-Partisan Office - 4 Year Term

State Auditor-Partisan Office - 4 Year Term

Attorney General-Partisan Office - 4 Year Term

Commissioner of Public Lands-Partisan Office - 4 Year Term

Superintendent of Public Instruction-Nonpartisan Office - 4 Year Term

Insurance Commissioner-Partisan Office - 4 Year Term

Legislative District 12

(Chelan, Douglas, Grant, Okanogan)

State Senator-Partisan Office - 4 Year Term

State Representative Pos. #1-Partisan Office - 2 Year Term

State Representative Pos #2-Partisan Office - 2 Year Term

Legislative District 13

(Grant, Kittitas, Lincoln, Yakima)

State Representative Pos. #1-Partisan Office - 2 Year Term

State Representative Pos. #2-Partisan Office - 2 Year Term

Supreme Court

Justice Position 2-Nonpartisan Office - 6 Year Term

Justice Position 8-Nonpartisan Office - 6 Year Term - Short & Full

Justice Position 9-Nonpartisan Office - 6 Year Term

Grant County

Superior Court

Judge Position 1-Nonpartisan Office - 4 Year Term

Judge Position 2-Nonpartisan Office - 4 Year Term

Judge Position 3-Nonpartisan Office - 4 Year Term

County Commissioner District #1-Partisan Office – 4 Year Term

County Commissioner District #2-Partisan Office - 4 Year Term

Fire Protection District #3


Proposition Authorizing and continuing regular emergency medical services property tax levy

Fire Protection District #8


Emergency Medical Services Regular Property Tax Levy.

The registration deadline for online registrations, mail-in registrations and transfers is July 9, 2012. Any qualified elector who is not registered to vote in the State of Washington may register to vote in person at the Auditor's Office up to and including July 30, 2012.

You can register or obtain registration forms at the County Auditor's Office, on our website at;, select Elections and then MyVote and the Department of Licensing.

The Grant County Election Office, 35 C St. NW, Room 203, at the County Courthouse, is where voters may obtain replacement ballots, drop off voted ballots, or obtain provisional ballots. Also available to the public is the DAU's or Disability Access Units, which provide voters with disabilities an equal opportunity to vote independently and privately. Voters needing additional information or assistance with voter registration forms or voting, may call (509)754-2011, Ext. 377 or 423.

You may bring your voted ballot in person to the Grant County Election Office, Room 203, at the County Courthouse during regular business hours; Monday through Friday, 8:00 A.M. to 5:00 P.M. On Election Day, August 7, 2012 the hours will be 7:00 A.M. until 8:00 P.M.

The following designated drive-up ballot drop site locations available beginning July 18th, 2012 through August 7, 2012 at 8:00 P.M.::

    Grant County Courthouse, Public Parking, Lot #A

    Grant County PUD, 555 Grand Coulee Ave., Grand Coulee

    Moses Lake City Hall, 321 S. Balsam St., Moses Lake

    Quincy Seniors Center, 522 F St. SE, Quincy

Ballots require sufficient first class postage and must be postmarked by the day of election. Check with your local Post Office for deadlines to have your ballot postmarked properly. No stamp is needed for drop box locations. All drop boxes will be sealed at 8:00 P.M. on Election Day.

For additional information on the election or regarding voter registration:, click on Elections, select MyVote, or Online voter registration

    Local newspaper and radio

The following public meetings will be held in conjunction with the processing and tabulation of election returns for the Primary Election to be held on August 7, 2012, in Grant County, Washington. The times and locations and purpose of each meeting are;

July 18, 2012 - August 21, 2012 10:00-5:00 (Extended Hours, if necessary); Processing of Mail Ballots, checking signatures, open and processing incoming ballots-Grant County Election Dept.-Room 203, Courthouse, Ephrata, WA.

August 1, 2012 through August 21, 2012 2:00 P.M. to determine the status of any provisional or challenged ballots-Election Dept. - Room 203, Courthouse, Ephrata, WA

August 21, 2012 10:00 A.M. to canvass the votes cast and certify the election

This notice is in accordance with RCW 29.52

Dated at Grant County, Washington this 20th Day of June, 2012

David W. Firebaugh, Grant County Auditor and Supervisor of Elections


Pub.: June 25, 2012

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