Chapter 434-230 WAC

Last Update: 6/5/19

BALLOTS

(Formerly chapter 434-30 WAC)

WAC Sections

434-230-010Sample ballots.
434-230-012Ballot design.
434-230-015Ballots and instructions.
434-230-025Order of offices.
434-230-030Placement of ballot measures for local units of government.
434-230-035Office format.
434-230-045Candidate format.
434-230-055Partisan primary.
434-230-090Determining nominees for multiple positions.
434-230-100Political party precinct committee officer.
434-230-110President and vice president of the United States.
434-230-130Envelopes.
DISPOSITION OF SECTIONS FORMERLY CODIFIED IN THIS TITLE
434-230-020Placement of state ballot measures. [Statutory Authority: RCW 29.04.080, 29.04.210, 29.36.150 and 29.79.200. WSR 97-21-045, recodified as § 434-230-020, filed 10/13/97, effective 11/13/97. Statutory Authority: RCW 29.04.080 and 29.04.210. WSR 92-10-038, § 434-30-020, filed 5/4/92, effective 6/4/92.] Repealed by WSR 08-15-052, filed 7/11/08, effective 8/11/08. Statutory Authority: RCW 29A.04.611.
434-230-040Candidate's political party designation—Primary to general. [Statutory Authority: RCW 29.04.080, 29.04.210, 29.36.150 and 29.79.200. WSR 97-21-045, recodified as § 434-230-040, filed 10/13/97, effective 11/13/97. Statutory Authority: RCW 29.04.080 and 29.04.210. WSR 92-10-038, § 434-30-040, filed 5/4/92, effective 6/4/92.] Repealed by WSR 08-15-052, filed 7/11/08, effective 8/11/08. Statutory Authority: RCW 29A.04.611.
434-230-047Nonpartisan county office. [Statutory Authority: RCW 29A.04.611, 29A.04.255. WSR 11-05-008, § 434-230-047, filed 2/3/11, effective 3/6/11.] Repealed by WSR 14-06-040, filed 2/26/14, effective 3/29/14. Statutory Authority: RCW 29A.04.611.
434-230-050Candidate nominated by two or more political parties or for two or more offices. [Statutory Authority: RCW 29.04.080, 29.04.210, 29.36.150 and 29.79.200. WSR 97-21-045, recodified as § 434-230-050, filed 10/13/97, effective 11/13/97. Statutory Authority: RCW 29.04.080 and 29.04.210. WSR 92-10-038, § 434-30-050, filed 5/4/92, effective 6/4/92.] Repealed by WSR 08-15-052, filed 7/11/08, effective 8/11/08. Statutory Authority: RCW 29A.04.611.
434-230-060Primary votes required for appearance on general election ballot. [Statutory Authority: RCW 29A.04.611. WSR 08-15-052, § 434-230-060, filed 7/11/08, effective 8/11/08; WSR 07-24-044, § 434-230-060, filed 11/30/07, effective 12/31/07; WSR 06-14-049, § 434-230-060, filed 6/28/06, effective 7/29/06. Statutory Authority: RCW 29.04.080, 29.04.210, 29.36.150 and 29.79.200. WSR 97-21-045, recodified as § 434-230-060, filed 10/13/97, effective 11/13/97. Statutory Authority: RCW 29.04.080 and 29.04.210. WSR 92-10-038, § 434-30-060, filed 5/4/92, effective 6/4/92.] Repealed by WSR 11-24-064, filed 12/6/11, effective 1/6/12. Statutory Authority: RCW 29A.04.611, 29A.04.620, and 29A.04.630.
434-230-070Method for billing expense for printing and distributing ballot materials. [Statutory Authority: RCW 29A.04.610. WSR 04-15-089, § 434-230-070, filed 7/16/04, effective 8/16/04. Statutory Authority: RCW 29.04.080, 29.04.210, 29.36.150 and 29.79.200. WSR 97-21-045, recodified as § 434-230-070, filed 10/13/97, effective 11/13/97. Statutory Authority: RCW 29.04.080 and 29.04.210. WSR 92-10-038, § 434-30-070, filed 5/4/92, effective 6/4/92.] Repealed by WSR 11-24-064, filed 12/6/11, effective 1/6/12. Statutory Authority: RCW 29A.04.611, 29A.04.620, and 29A.04.630.
434-230-080Judicial ballots—Form. [Statutory Authority: RCW 29.04.080, 29.04.210, 29.36.150 and 29.79.200. WSR 97-21-045, recodified as § 434-230-080, filed 10/13/97, effective 11/13/97. Statutory Authority: RCW 29.04.080 and 29.04.210. WSR 92-10-038, § 434-30-080, filed 5/4/92, effective 6/4/92.] Repealed by WSR 08-15-052, filed 7/11/08, effective 8/11/08. Statutory Authority: RCW 29A.04.611.
434-230-085Candidate who qualifies for more than one office. [Statutory Authority: RCW 29A.04.611. WSR 08-15-052, § 434-230-085, filed 7/11/08, effective 8/11/08.] Repealed by WSR 19-01-102, filed 12/18/18, effective 1/18/19. Statutory Authority: RCW 29A.04.611, 29A.24.091, 29A.24.311, 29A.60.021, 29A.60.185, 29A.60.170, 29A.60.110, and 29A.60.235.
434-230-095When a candidate dies or is disqualified. [Statutory Authority: RCW 29A.04.611. WSR 08-15-052, § 434-230-095, filed 7/11/08, effective 8/11/08.] Repealed by WSR 14-06-040, filed 2/26/14, effective 3/29/14. Statutory Authority: RCW 29A.04.611.
434-230-120Ranked choice voting. [Statutory Authority: RCW 29A.04.611. WSR 08-15-052, § 434-230-120, filed 7/11/08, effective 8/11/08.] Repealed by WSR 10-14-091, filed 7/6/10, effective 8/6/10. Statutory Authority: RCW 29A.04.611, 29A.08.420, 29A.24.131, 29A.40.110, 29A.46.020, and 29A.80.041.
434-230-140Definitions. [Statutory Authority: RCW 29.04.210, 29.36.150. WSR 02-07-029, § 434-230-140, filed 3/12/02, effective 4/12/02.] Repealed by WSR 06-11-042, filed 5/10/06, effective 6/10/06. Statutory Authority: RCW 29A.04.611.
434-230-150Ballot uniformity. [Statutory Authority: RCW 29A.04.611. WSR 06-14-049, § 434-230-150, filed 6/28/06, effective 7/29/06. Statutory Authority: RCW 29.04.080, 29.04.210, 29.36.150 and 29.79.200. WSR 98-03-033, recodified as § 434-230-150, filed 1/13/98, effective 2/13/98. Statutory Authority: RCW 29.04.080 and 29.04.210. WSR 92-10-038, § 434-30-150, filed 5/4/92, effective 6/4/92.] Repealed by WSR 08-15-052, filed 7/11/08, effective 8/11/08. Statutory Authority: RCW 29A.04.611.
434-230-160Poll-site voting instructions. [Statutory Authority: RCW 29A.04.611. WSR 07-24-044, § 434-230-160, filed 11/30/07, effective 12/31/07; WSR 06-14-049, § 434-230-160, filed 6/28/06, effective 7/29/06. Statutory Authority: RCW 29.04.080, 29.04.210, 29.36.150 and 29.79.200. WSR 98-03-033, § 434-230-160, filed 1/13/98, effective 2/13/98; WSR 97-21-045, recodified as § 434-230-160, filed 10/13/97, effective 11/13/97. Statutory Authority: RCW 29.04.080 and 29.04.210. WSR 92-10-038, § 434-30-160, filed 5/4/92, effective 6/4/92.] Repealed by WSR 08-15-052, filed 7/11/08, effective 8/11/08. Statutory Authority: RCW 29A.04.611.
434-230-170Ballot form. [Statutory Authority: RCW 29A.04.611. WSR 07-20-074, § 434-230-170, filed 10/1/07, effective 11/1/07; WSR 07-09-036, § 434-230-170, filed 4/11/07, effective 5/12/07; WSR 06-14-049, § 434-230-170, filed 6/28/06, effective 7/29/06. Statutory Authority: RCW 29A.04.610. WSR 04-15-089, § 434-230-170, filed 7/16/04, effective 8/16/04. Statutory Authority: RCW 29.04.210 and 29.30.020. WSR 00-11-042, § 434-230-170, filed 5/11/00, effective 6/11/00. Statutory Authority: RCW 29.04.080, 29.04.210, 29.36.150 and 29.79.200. WSR 97-21-045, recodified as § 434-230-170, filed 10/13/97, effective 11/13/97. Statutory Authority: RCW 29.04.080 and 29.04.210. WSR 92-10-038, § 434-30-170, filed 5/4/92, effective 6/4/92.] Repealed by WSR 08-15-052, filed 7/11/08, effective 8/11/08. Statutory Authority: RCW 29A.04.611.
434-230-180Paper ballots and ballot cards—Numbering. [Statutory Authority: RCW 29.04.080, 29.04.210, 29.36.150 and 29.79.200. WSR 97-21-045, recodified as § 434-230-180, filed 10/13/97, effective 11/13/97. Statutory Authority: RCW 29.04.080 and 29.04.210. WSR 92-10-038, § 434-30-180, filed 5/4/92, effective 6/4/92.] Repealed by WSR 07-09-036, filed 4/11/07, effective 5/12/07. Statutory Authority: RCW 29A.04.611.
434-230-190Paper ballot uniformity. [Statutory Authority: RCW 29.04.080, 29.04.210, 29.36.150 and 29.79.200. WSR 97-21-045, recodified as § 434-230-190, filed 10/13/97, effective 11/13/97. Statutory Authority: RCW 29.04.080 and 29.04.210. WSR 92-10-038, § 434-30-190, filed 5/4/92, effective 6/4/92.] Repealed by WSR 08-15-052, filed 7/11/08, effective 8/11/08. Statutory Authority: RCW 29A.04.611.
434-230-200Paper ballot instructions. [Statutory Authority: RCW 29.04.080, 29.04.210, 29.36.150 and 29.79.200. WSR 97-21-045, recodified as § 434-230-200, filed 10/13/97, effective 11/13/97. Statutory Authority: RCW 29.04.080 and 29.04.210. WSR 92-10-038, § 434-30-200, filed 5/4/92, effective 6/4/92.] Repealed by WSR 08-15-052, filed 7/11/08, effective 8/11/08. Statutory Authority: RCW 29A.04.611.
434-230-210Paper ballots—Ballot form. [Statutory Authority: RCW 29A.04.610. WSR 04-15-089, § 434-230-210, filed 7/16/04, effective 8/16/04. Statutory Authority: RCW 29.04.210 and 29.30.020. WSR 00-11-042, § 434-230-210, filed 5/11/00, effective 6/11/00. Statutory Authority: RCW 29.04.080, 29.04.210, 29.36.150 and 29.79.200. WSR 97-21-045, recodified as § 434-230-210, filed 10/13/97, effective 11/13/97. Statutory Authority: RCW 29.04.080 and 29.04.210. WSR 92-10-038, § 434-30-210, filed 5/4/92, effective 6/4/92.] Repealed by WSR 08-15-052, filed 7/11/08, effective 8/11/08. Statutory Authority: RCW 29A.04.611.
434-230-220Same party designations used for primary and general elections. [Statutory Authority: RCW 29A.04.610. WSR 04-15-089, § 434-230-220, filed 7/16/04, effective 8/16/04. Statutory Authority: RCW 29.04.210 and 29.30.020. WSR 00-11-042, § 434-230-220, filed 5/11/00, effective 6/11/00.] Repealed by WSR 08-15-052, filed 7/11/08, effective 8/11/08. Statutory Authority: RCW 29A.04.611.
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