Elections/Voter Registration

The Auditor's office is open to the public for normal services between 8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.  Vehicle Licensing hours are 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.  Please respect the County's COVID-19 guidelines and the 3-person occupancy level inside the lobby.

Elections and Voter Registration

The auditor is responsible for administering all federal, state, county, city/town, school, hospital, fire, cemetery, water, sewer, port, park and recreation and public utility districts elections.  In addition to the annual primary and general election, there could also be two special elections in February and April. 

  1. Election Information
  2. Current Election
  3. Drop Box Locations
  4. Accessible Voting

Offices Open for Election in 2022
Candidates who have filed in 2022
 

Candidate Filing Week is May 16-20, 2022


In Person Filing

 In person filing opens at 8:30 A.M. May 16th and closes at 5:00 P.M. May 20th. Filing fees can be paid by cash, check, or money order.
 
Online Candidate Filing
Online Candidate Filing opens at 9:00 A.M. on May 16th and closes at 4:00 P.M. on May 20th. Filing fees can be paid with a credit or debit card. Online candidate filing is available on our website at: https://voter.votewa.gov/candidatefiling/candidatelogin.aspx. 
Please note that any online candidate filing not completed by 4:00 p.m. sharp will be not process.
 
Mail-In Filing
Declarations may be accepted by mail beginning on May 2nd. All declarations will be processed during filing week. All mail in filings must be received in our office by 5 p.m. May 20th. Send declarations to Klickitat County Auditor, Attn: Elections, 205 S Columbus Ave Room 203, Goldendale, WA 98620. Filing fees can be paid with check or money order.

2022 Candidate Filing Packet
Precinct Committee Officer Declaration of Candidacy Form

Filing Fees
 All filing fees are due by May 20th at 5:00 P.M. Declarations will not be processed until filing fees (if applicable) are submitted. Filing fees are non-refundable.

Office

Term

Filing Fee

Klickitat County Assessor

4-year Regular term, Partisan

$856.64

Klickitat County Auditor

4-year Regular term, Partisan

$856.54

Klickitat County Clerk

4-year Regular term, Partisan

$856.54

Klickitat County Prosecuting Attorney

4-year Regular term, Partisan

$1,668.37

Klickitat County Sheriff

4-year Regular term, Partisan

$987.93

Klickitat County Treasurer

4-year Regular term, Partisan

$856.54

Klickitat County Commissioner 2

4-year Regular term, Partisan

$682.03

Klickitat County East District Court Judge

4-year Regular term, Nonpartisan

$1,127.67

Klickitat County West District Court Judge

4-year Regular term, Nonpartisan

$1,026.42

Public Utility District #1 Commissioner 2

6-year Regular term, Nonpartisan

$308.04
 

Democratic Precinct Committee Officer

2 year term

0

Republican Precinct Committee Officer

2 year term

0





Withdrawal
 The deadline for candidate withdrawal is 5 P.M. on May 23, 2022. Filing fees are non-refundable.
 
Candidate Voters’ Pamphlet Statements
 There will be an online voters’ guide and printed voters’ pamphlet available for the Primary and General Election. Statements and photos are due by May 24, 2022. Precinct Committee Officers are not eligible to participate in the online voters’ guide or printed voters’ pamphlet.

Offices Open for Election in 2022
Online Candidate Filing
Candidate Filing Forms 

Withdrawal
The deadline for candidate withdrawal is 5 P.M. on May 23, 2022. Filing fees are non-refundable.

Candidate Voters’ Pamphlet Statements
2022 VP Candidate Guidelines
There will be an online voters’ guide and a printed voters’ pamphlet for the Primary and General Election. Statements and photos are due by May 25, 2022.

Meet the Candidates Night

Goldendale Grange Hall
228 E. Darland, Goldendale, WA 
7:00 p.m. on July 13, 2022

Information for Candidates
Candidate Filing Forms
Public Disclosure Commission-Political Advertising Guide
Public Disclosure Commission-Registering and Reporting
Department of Transportation Letter regarding Campaign Signs (PDF
Offices Open for Election in 2022
Candidates who have filed in 2022

Elections Calendar
2021 Validation Report_Votes By District

Online Voters’ Guide
An online voters’ guide specific to your voter registration is available at: votewa.gov.

Measure Requirements

Resolution and Voters' Pamphlet Deadlines for 2022
Election DateResolution and Explanatory Statement DeadlineFor and Against Committee Appointment DeadlineFor and Against Committee Arguments Deadline
February 8, 2022December 10, 2021December 10, 2021December 23, 2021
April 26, 2022February 25, 2022February 25, 2022February 25, 2022
August 2, 2022May 13, 2022May 13, 2022May 13, 2022
November 8, 2022August 2, 2022August 2, 2022August 2, 2022
February 14, 2023December 16, 2022December 16, 2022December 16, 2022


Voters' Pamphlet Requirements for Districts presenting measures
Districts who file resolutions for the have voters' pamphlet requirements. Committee appointments must be made by the board of your district in a public meeting and signed before submission to the Auditor's Office. Once committee appointments are submitted, no changes can be made.

Guidelines for each election are listed below. Contact the elections department if you have questions.
2022 KC Voters Pamphlet Guidelines for Ballot Measures_February 8 Edition
20220426 Klickitat County Voters Pamphlet Guidelines for Ballot Measures
20220802 Klickitat County Voters Pamphlet Guidelines for Ballot Measures
20221102 Klickitat County Voters Pamphlet Guidelines for Ballot Measures


Maps
Voting Precinct Map_20191016
Precincts_maps _20191008
Wishram School District 94
Prosser School District 116_219
Bickleton School District 203
Bickleton School District 203-Director Dist. 1
Bickleton School District 203-Director Dist. 2
Bickleton School District 203-Director Dist. 3
Centerville School District 215
Trout Lake School District 400
Glenwood School District 401
Klickitat School District 402
Roosevelt School District 403
Goldendale School District 404
Goldendale School District 404-Director Dist. 1
Goldendale School District 404-Director Dist. 2
Goldendale School District 404-Director Dist. 3
Goldendale School District 404-Director Dist. 4
Goldendale School District 404- Director Dist.5
Goldendale School District Director District Road Ranges_2013

Klickitat County Elected Officials

Assessor, 4 Year Term, expires 12/31/2022
Crista Schroder

Auditor, 4 Year Term, expires 12/31/2022
Brenda Sorensen

Clerk, 4 Year Term, expires 12/31/2022
Renea Campbell

District #1 Commissioner, 4 Year Term, expires 12/31/2024
Jacob Anderson

District #2 Commissioner, 4 Year Term, expires 12/31/2022
David Sauter

District #3 Commissioner, 4 Year Term, expires 12/31/2024
Dan Christopher

Prosecutor/Coroner, 4 Year Term, expires 12/31/2022
David Quesnel

Sheriff, 4 Year Term, expires 12/31/2022
Bob Songer

Treasurer, 4 Year Term, expires 12/31/2022
Greg Gallagher

Superior Court Judge, 4 Year Term, expires 1/9/2025
Randall Krog

East District Court, 4 Year Term, expires 1/9/2023
Rick Hansen

West District Court, 4 Year Term, expires 1/9/2023
Jeff Baker

Klickitat County Precinct Committee Officers

Republican Party

002 David West
006 Jake Eldred
007 Lisa Evans
011 Shane Cagle
013 Kathryn Moco
014 Bonnie Beeks
016 Amy McNealy
019 Peter F. Leon
020 Brandy Myers
024 Sharon Aleckson
102 Fran Songer
103 Doug Frantum
109 Grant Cheney

Democratic Party

004 Sandra Dement
005 Jennifer Rowlen
008 Cindy Bluemel
009 Becky Miles
012 Sasha Bentley
013 Nicole Lundin
016 Linda C. Roland
020 James Radcliffe
101 Candi Didier
102 Peter Andress
110 Shelley Baxter

Klickitat County Political Party Contact Information

Democratic Party Chair
Rick George
PO Box 1882
White Salmon, WA 98672
https://new.demsklick.org/
rickegeorge@hotmail.com

Democratic Party Vice Chair
Michelina Roth
rothmichelina@gmail.com

Republican Party Chair
Lisa Evans
PO Box 2290-176
White Salmon, WA 98672
(509) 774-0987
info@klickitatcountyrepublicans.org

Republican Party Vice Chair
Peter F. Leon
PO Box 451
Dallesport, WA 98617
(541) 490-9396
peter.f.leon@gmail.com