County Auditor Seeks Committee Members for Local Ballot Measure Statements

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County Auditor Seeks Committee Members for Local Ballot Measure Statements

The Snohomish County Auditor's Office is seeking individuals to write statements for or against local ballot measures for the August 2, 2022 Primary/Special Election local voters’ pamphlet. Pamphlets will be mailed to every household in Snohomish County.

Committees are comprised of up to three individuals, one of whom is designated chair and serves as a contact point for the Auditor’s office. Committees may seek input from any number of other individuals or groups.

Individuals interested in participating on a committee should have a clear interest for or against the ballot measure, be able to work cooperatively with other committee members, and have time available through May 27. Most committees communicate through email.

Committees write a 250-word statement for or against local ballot measures in the local voters’ pamphlet. Committees also prepare a 75-word rebuttal to the opposition’s statement. Statements are due no later than at 5 p.m. May 23. Rebuttal statements are due no later than 5 p.m. May 27.

If you are interested in serving on a committee, email a statement of interest to elections@snoco.org by 9 a.m. May 17 or contact the Auditor’s Office at (425) 388-3444. Individuals will be appointed by the County Auditor and will be notified on May 17.

A statement of interest includes your name, your contact information, the name of the ballot measure committee on which you would like to serve, and any information explaining why you should be on the committee.

The following measures have openings for con (against) committees only:

Fire District 5
Prop. 1 Emergency Medical Services Levy Lid Lift

Fire District 17
Prop. 1 
Emergency Medical Services Levy Lid Lift

Fire District 21
Prop. 1 Restoring Regular Property Tax Levy

Fire District 26
Prop. 1
Emergency Medical Services Levy Lid Lift