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Posted on: January 27, 2023

Feb. 14 Special Election at a glance

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MEDIA CONTACTKyle Haugh, Elections Manager[email protected]  253-468-7544

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Posted on: January 24, 2023

Two Gig Harbor area ballot drop boxes moving to new locations

Pierce County Elections has moved two ballot drop boxes to new locations.

The Gig Harbor Fire Station drop box is now located at Gig Harbor City Hall, 3510 Grandview St., Gig Harbor, WA 98335.

The Purdy Fire Station drop box is now located at the Purdy Park...

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Posted on: January 20, 2023

February election logic and accuracy test

Pierce County Elections will perform the county's official logic and accuracy testing on ballot counting and processing equipment at 9:30 a.m. on Jan. 24 at the Pierce County Elections Center, 2501 S 35th St, in Tacoma. The test is open to the media and t...

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Posted on: December 16, 2022

Auditor seeks to appoint committee members for voters’ pamphlet

The Pierce County Auditor’s Office is opening a special appointment period to recruit individuals to write against committee statements for the Feb. 14, 2023, Special Election Local Voters’ Pamphlet.

Against Committee members needed

  • Steilacoom School Distri...
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Posted on: August 16, 2022

Write-in candidate Cameron Severns advances to general election

Pierce County Elections received a declaration of write-in candidacy from Cameron Severns, who filed as a Democrat for the 25th Legislative District, State Representative Position No. 2. Under RCW 29A.24.311, candidates may declare themselves as a write-i...

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Posted on: July 19, 2022

Congratulations to Elections Supervisor Kyle Haugh

Kyle Haugh, elections supervisor for Pierce County Elections, will be designated as a Nationally Certified Elections/Registration Administrator (CERA), the highest professional achievement for election officials and election vendors in the country. CERA d...

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Posted on: July 14, 2022

Primary ballots mailed July 15 with district changes for some Pierce County voters

Ballots will be mailed this Friday and there are changes for some Pierce County voters. A few Congressional, Legislative, and County Council lines have changed following the 2020 Census. These adjustments, made every 10 years, can surprise voters.&nbs...

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Posted on: July 12, 2022

Primary Election at a glance

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MEDIA CONTACT:Kyle Haugh, Elections Supervisor253-468-7544[email protected]  

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Posted on: May 26, 2022

Pierce County voters will receive new voter registration cards

New voter registration cards are being mailed to voters. The cards list new district and precinct assignments and are a result of Decennial Redistricting based on the 2020 census.

Voter registration cards are not needed to vote and are for informational pu...

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Posted on: February 25, 2022

Auditor seeks to appoint committee members for voters’ pamphlet

The Pierce County Auditor’s Office is opening a special appointment period to recruit individuals to write against committee statements for the April 26, 2022, Special Election Local Voters’ Pamphlet.

Against Committee members needed

  • Bethel School District ...
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Posted on: December 10, 2021

Auditor seeks to appoint committee members for voters’ pamphlet

The Pierce County Auditor’s Office is opening a special appointment period to recruit individuals to write against committee statements for the Feb. 8, 2022, Special Election Local Voters’ Pamphlet.

Against Committee members needed

  • Steilacoom School Distric...
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Posted on: December 9, 2021

Special filing period Dec. 13-15, 2021, for Drainage District Elections

A special filing period will be held Dec. 13-15, 2021, for the Feb. 8, 2022, Drainage District Election. Offices are open for election in each of Pierce County’s eight drainage districts.

File in person at the Pierce County Election Center, 2501 ...

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Posted on: October 14, 2021

General Election at a glance

MEDIA CONTACTS:Julie Anderson, Pierce County Auditor [email protected]253-798-3188 

Mike Rooney, Elections Manager [email protected]253-798-2148

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Posted on: August 4, 2021

Auditor seeks to appoint committee members for voters’ pamphlet

The Pierce County Auditor’s Office is opening a special appointment period to recruit individuals to write against committee statements for the November 2, 2021, General  Election Local Voters’ Pamphlet.

Against Committee members needed

  • East Pierce...
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Posted on: July 15, 2021

Primary Election at a glance

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MEDIA CONTACTS:Julie Anderson, Pierce County Auditor[email protected]253-798-3188

Mike Rooney, Elections Manager[email protected]253-798-2148

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Posted on: July 1, 2021

Special candidate filing period to be held July 12-14, 2021

A special filing period will be held July 12-14, 2021, as no candidate filings were received during the regular filing period for the following offices:

  • City of Roy – Council Positions 1, 3 and 5
  • Town of...
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Posted on: May 13, 2021

Candidate filing week begins Monday, May 17

Offices open for election this year include:

  • Pierce County Superior Court #23
  • Port
  • Cities and towns
  • Schools
  • Fire
  • Parks and Recreation
  • Water
  • Sewer

190 nonpartisan local offices are open for election this year in Pierce County. Offices where more than two candidates...

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Posted on: May 14, 2021

Auditor seeks to appoint committee members for voters’ pamphlet

The Pierce County Auditor’s Office is opening a special appointment period to recruit individuals to write against committee statements for the August 3, 2021, Primary Election Local Voters’ Pamphlet.

Against Committee members needed

  • Eas...
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Posted on: February 26, 2021

Auditor seeks to appoint committee members for voters’ pamphlet

The Pierce County Auditor’s Office is opening a special appointment period to recruit individuals to write against committee statements for the Apr. 27, 2021 Special Election Local Voters’ Pamphlet.

Against Committee members needed

  • Fire ...
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Posted on: September 15, 2016

Sixth annual Pierce County Citizenship Celebration set for Sept. 17

Everyone in Pierce County is invited to watch approximately 75 immigrants become American citizens during a ceremony on Saturday, Sept. 17.

The naturalization ceremony – the final step to attain citizenship – begins promptly at 11 a.m. at the Mount T...Read on...

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Posted on: July 28, 2016

Auditor seeks to appoint committee members for voters’ pamphlet

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. 8, 2016, General Election Local Voters’ Pamphlet in the following districts:

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Posted on: March 23, 2016

Pierce County Auditor hosts Passport Week

In response to a surge in demand for passports, the Pierce County Auditor’s Office, located at 2401 S. 35th St., Room 200, in Tacoma will be staying open an extra hour the week of April 4-8, 2016. Doors will be open from 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.

Why Apr...Read on...

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Posted on: February 26, 2016

Auditor seeks to appoint committee members for voters’ pamphlet

The Pierce County Auditor’s Office is opening a special appointment period to recruit individuals to write committee statements for the April 26, 2016, Special Election Local Voters’ Pamphlet in the following districts:

Committee members needed

  • Agains...
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Posted on: February 16, 2016

Auditor announces election date and candidate filing period for the Proposed University Place Metrop

A citizen’s petition to “Form a metropolitan park district in University Place” has qualified for the April 26, 2016 ballot. At the same election that the proposition is submitted to the voters as to whether a metropolitan park district is to be formed, f...Read on...

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Posted on: December 14, 2015

Auditor seeks to appoint committee members for voters’ pamphlets

The Pierce County Auditor’s Office is opening a special appointment period to recruit individuals to write committee statements for the Feb. 9, 2016, Special Election Local Voters’ Pamphlet in the following districts:

Committee members needed

  • Against -...
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Posted on: August 10, 2015

Auditor seeks to appoint “For” and “Against” committee members for voters’ pamphlet

A citizen’s petition for the “Sale of spirits for on-premises consumption in the City of Fircrest” has qualified for the November 3, 2015 ballot. The Pierce County Auditor’s Office is opening a special appointment period to recruit individuals to write a ...Read on...

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Posted on: August 6, 2015

Auditor seeks to appoint “against” committee members for voters’ pamphlet

The Pierce County Auditor’s Office is opening a special appointment period to recruit individuals to write an “against” statement for the November 3, 2015, General Election Local Voters’ Pamphlet in the following district:

“Against” committee members neede...Read on...

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Posted on: July 17, 2015

Auditor announces special three-day candidate filing period

A special three-day candidate filing period will be held July 22, 23 and 24, 2015 from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. State law requires a reopening of the filing period when no one files for a position during the regular filing period.

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Posted on: July 10, 2015

Referendum qualifies for ballot

The Pierce County Auditor’s Office has completed checking the signatures of Referendum 2015-1 regarding the proposed General Services Building. The referendum needed 24,427 valid signatures to qualify and achieved 24,493 valid signatures at approximately ...Read on...

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Posted on: May 8, 2015

Auditor seeks to appoint “against” committee members for voters’ pamphlet

The Pierce County Auditor’s Office is opening a special appointment period to recruit individuals to write “against” statements for the August 4, 2015, primary election local voters’ pamphlet in the following districts:

“Against” committee members needed

  • To...
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Posted on: May 6, 2015

Candidates sought for Pierce County Charter Review Commission

At least every 10 years since it was first adopted in 1981, the Pierce County Council is required to call for a Charter Review Commission to examine the effectiveness of the county’s governing document.

In accordance with Resolution 2015-14, Pierce Co...Read on...

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Posted on: February 26, 2015

Pierce County to extend animal services to City of Fife

Beginning March 1, the Pierce County Auditor’s Office will provide pet licensing and animal control services to all Fife citizens.

The City of Fife has entered into an interlocal agreement with Pierce County for services such as barking dogs, strays, ...Read on...

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Posted on: February 18, 2015

Fife Partners with Pierce County to Provide Animal Services

Soon all Fife residents will experience the benefits of Pierce County Animal Services. From barking dogs to strays and pet licensing to animal complaints, Pierce County will soon be Fife’s one-stop-shop for animal services. The City of Fife expects to beg...Read on...

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