Chapter 135-110 WAC

Last Update: 10/19/10

ELECTION AND REPLACEMENT OF CONSERVATION DISTRICT SUPERVISORS

WAC Sections

GENERAL
135-110-100Purpose and authority.
135-110-110Definitions.
135-110-120Compliance.
135-110-130Documents provided to conservation commission to be copies.
135-110-140Records retention.
135-110-150Conservation district must remain impartial.
135-110-160Legal boundaries of conservation district to be available.
135-110-170Only one ballot per voter may be counted.
135-110-180Disruptive acts prohibited.
ESTABLISHING ELECTION, PROVIDING NOTICE
135-110-200Conservation district must hold election.
135-110-210Conservation district must adopt election resolution.
135-110-220Due notice required before and after election resolution.
135-110-230Conservation district appoints election supervisor.
135-110-240Election may be on-site, remote, or both.
135-110-250Voting must be accessible.
CANDIDATE ELIGIBILITY, FILING, NOMINATION, VERIFICATION, WITHDRAWAL
135-110-300Every candidate must be a qualified district elector.
135-110-310Some candidates must be landowners or farm operators.
135-110-320Submission of candidate information required to be elected.
135-110-330Filing deadline.
135-110-340Only nominated candidates may appear on official ballot.
135-110-350Types of candidacy.
135-110-355Election supervisor must verify candidate eligibility.
135-110-360Undeclared write-in candidate may be elected if no person files.
135-110-370Incumbent automatically reelected if no other person files.
135-110-380Candidate may withdraw candidacy in writing.
PREPARING FOR ELECTION DAY, BALLOTING, POLLING OFFICERS
135-110-400Conservation district to obtain list of registered voters.
135-110-410Conservation district must set deadline for requesting absentee and mail-in ballots.
135-110-420Conservation district must not use certain lists.
135-110-430Conservation district may publish candidate-provided information.
135-110-440Employees and municipal officers of district must not be polling officers.
135-110-450Polling officers monitor poll-site activities.
135-110-460Polling officers verify voters, issue ballots and count votes.
135-110-470Election supervisor may perform polling officer duties.
BALLOTS, VOTING, POLL SITES, MAIL-IN ELECTIONS
135-110-500Conservation district must create official ballot.
135-110-515Conservation district must make ballots available.
135-110-520Absentee ballots must be provided on request.
135-110-530Provisional ballots must be provided when voter eligibility is in question.
135-110-540Functional equivalent of paper ballot required.
135-110-550Poll lists must be used.
135-110-560Mail-in, absentee, and provisional ballots must be double-envelope balloting.
135-110-570Election supervisor safeguards ballots except in a poll-site election.
135-110-580Poll sites must be accessible.
ELECTION DAY
135-110-600Electioneering prohibited.
135-110-610Every voter must be verified as eligible.
135-110-620Conservation district must provide polling officers at each poll site.
135-110-630Each poll site must have ballot box and signage.
135-110-640Conservation district must assure privacy in voting.
135-110-650Polls to close at published time but may be extended.
AFTER VOTING CLOSES
135-110-700Opening ballots.
135-110-710Polling officers to retain custody of ballots until counted.
135-110-720Polling officers may announce unofficial results.
135-110-730Tie in unofficial election results.
135-110-740When no eligible candidate is elected.
135-110-750Ballot results must be reported.
135-110-760Conservation commission canvasses returns, determines compliance, announces winners.
135-110-770Elections are final when certified and announced.
EMERGENCIES
135-110-800Emergency relocation or rescheduling of election.
135-110-810Signage and notice required.
135-110-820Conservation commission to be informed.
VACANCIES, REMOVAL, AND REPLACEMENT
135-110-900Only vacant offices may be filled.
135-110-910Supervisors must be eligible to serve.
135-110-920Resignation from office.
135-110-930Ceasing to be a registered voter.
135-110-940Death of the supervisor.
135-110-950Declaration voiding an election.
135-110-960Removal from office.
135-110-970Replacement.
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