: ss Notice of election

County of Yakima)

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that a General Election will be conducted on Tuesday, November 3, 2020, in Yakima County, Washington.

Voter registration deadlines: Standard deadline: Applications or updates must be received by an elections official no later than 4pm on Monday, October 26, 2020. Forms are available at any city hall, public school, most libraries, or at the Yakima County Courthouse. Registrations and updates may also be submitted online until midnight at Late deadline: In person registration and updates are allowed until 8pm on election day at the Yakima County Auditor’s Office, 128 N 2nd Street Room 117, Yakima. On Election Day only, in-person registration and updates will also be accepted from 8am-8pm at Neighborhood Health, Sunnyside, 617 Scoon Rd.

State measures on the ballot: Referendum Measure No. 90 concerns comprehensive sexual health education; Advisory Vote No. 32 Engrossed Substitute Senate Bill 5323; Advisory Vote No. 33 Substitute Senate Bill No. 5628; Advisory Vote No. 34 Engrossed Substitute Senate Bill 6492; Advisory Vote No. 35 Engrossed Senate Bill 6690; and Constitutional Amendment Engrossed Senate Joint Resolution No. 8212 concerns investment of public funds.

Offices on the ballot: President / Vice President of the United States, U.S. Representative Congressional District 4, Governor, Lieutenant Governor, Secretary of State, Treasurer, Auditor, Attorney General, Commissioner of Public Lands, Superintendent of Public Instruction, Insurance Commissioner, Legislative District 13 Representative positions 1 and 2, Legislative District 14 Senator and Representative Positions 1 and 2, Legislative District 15 Representative positions 1 and 2, County Commissioner Districts 1 and 2; State Supreme Court Justice positions 3, 4, 6, and 7; Court of Appeals Division III, District 3 Judge position 1; and Yakima County Superior Court positions for departments 2, 3, and 4.

Voting by mail: Ballots are mailed to all eligible voters no later than 18 days prior to the election. Replacement ballots: If a qualified voter has an address change, does not receive a ballot, or their ballot is lost, spoiled or damaged, a new ballot is available by contacting the Yakima County Auditor’s Office at 509-574-1340 or at Replacement ballots are also available through Washington State’s online ballot marking program at Returning voted ballots: Ballots are counted only if signed by the qualified voter and either postmarked no later than November 3, 2020, or received by the Yakima County Auditor no later than 8:00pm on that date. No postage is required for returning a voted ballot by mail. Ballot drop box locations: •24-hour ballot drop boxes are located at: MLK Blvd across from the County Courthouse, S 8th St and E Edison Ave by the Sunnyside Post Office; 401 Fort Rd, Toppenish, in the Yakama Nation Main Agency Offices parking lot, 360 Columbia Rd, Parker, by the Fire Station; and 240 Curtis St, White Swan, by the Fire Station. •Community drop boxes are open at the following city halls during their regular business hours and until 8:00pm on election day: Grandview, Granger, Harrah, Mabton, Moxee, Naches, Selah, Tieton, Toppenish, Union Gap, Wapato, and Zillah. •Yakima County Courthouse drop boxes are open at the security station, 128 N 2nd St, Monday-Friday; 8:00am – 4:30pm and Election Day 8:00am – 8:00pm; and the Yakima County Auditor’s Office Room 117 is open Monday-Friday 9:00am-4:00pm and Election Day 8:00am-8:00pm.

Accessible Voting Unit: An ADA compliant and language assistance voting unit is available at the Yakima County Auditor’s Office, 128 N. 2nd St, Room 117, Yakima, during regular business hours 9:00am to 4:00pm Monday through Friday beginning October 16 through November 2. On election day November 3, the accessible voting unit is available from 8:00am to 8:00pm.

Public meetings: Meetings of the Yakima County Canvassing Board will commence at the Yakima County Election Processing Center, 128 N 2nd St Room B-16, Yakima; on Monday, November 23, 4:00pm-complete (review of challenged ballots); and Tuesday, November 24, 12:00pm (certification of the election).

For additional information regarding the election and observation opportunities, please visit the Yakima County Election Division website at

ADA Accommodations: If you are a person with a disability who needs any accommodation in order to participate in this program, hearing or service, you may be entitled to receive certain assistance at no cost to you. Please contact the ADA Coordinator at Yakima County no later than five (5) working days prior to the date service is needed.

Yakima County ADA Coordinator

128 N. 2nd Street, Room B27

Yakima, WA 98901

(509) 574-2210

7-1-1 or 1-800-833-6384 (Washington Relay Services for deaf and hard of hearing)

DATED this 15th day of October, 2020.

CHARLES R. ROSS, County Auditor and

Ex-officio Supervisor of Elections

Yakima County, Washington

(961989) October 15, 2020