Did you get your ballot in? …we knew that.

PIERCE COUNTY, WA — As the election gets down to the wire, local committees have ramped up Get Out The Vote campaigns. As a result, voters want answers from the Pierce County Auditor’s Office about how their personal information is made public. Campaign volunteers make phone calls and knock on doors, encouraging voters to return…

South County Chamber hosting Candidates Forum

South County Connections 3rd Wednesday of the Month Provides those doing business in Frederickson, Parkland and Spanaway with the opportunity to receive the benefit of an educational topic and community updates. Candidates Forum Know your Candidates at the September 17th South County Connections! Candidates will be featured in this candidates forum, answering questions and sharing their thoughts….

Sept. 20, 4th annual Pierce County Citizenship Celebration

Everyone in Pierce County is invited to watch approximately 75 immigrants become American citizens during a ceremony on Sept. 20 in Tacoma. The naturalization ceremony – the final step to attain citizenship – begins promptly at 11 a.m. at the Mount Tahoma High School Auditorium, 4634 S. 74th Street. The ceremony, conducted by U.S. Citizenship…

Pierce County Auditor’s Office recognized for ballot drop-box program

Pierce County Auditor Julie Anderson, Elections Supervisor Shannon Cortez, and Elections Specialist Dave Heinemann accepted a national award in San Francisco on Thursday, Aug. 21, for their office’s work on the highly-successful ballot drop-box program. The Guardian Award, given by the National Association of Election Officials, recognizes a practice that exemplifies the organization’s principles and standards…

2014 primary election information and results schedule now available

On August 5, 2014, Pierce County will join with the rest of Washington State in voting in the 2014 primary election. The Pierce County Auditor’s office has published an election information and results schedule that details what’s on the ballot, what special elections are taking place, how to vote, where to vote, when we’ll know…

Candidate filing begins Monday, May 12

Candidate filing begins Monday, May 12 with the Pierce County Auditor’s Office and the Office of the Secretary of State. Offices open for election this year include: U.S. Representatives (Congress) State Senators and Representatives Pierce County Auditor, Prosecuting Attorney, County Council Districts 1, 5 and 7 State Supreme Court State Court of Appeals, Division 2,…

Graham Fire & Rescue to Place Levy on August Ballot

GRAHAM, WA – Fire Chief Ryan Baskett announced today that Graham Fire & Rescue will be placing a four year, $2.75 million per year maintenance and operations levy on the 2014 August ballot for citizens to consider. Graham Fire has seen a decrease in assessed valuation of property in excess of 20% since 2008, which…

Auditor’s Office hosts annual Candidate’s Workshop

PIERCE COUNTY — Calling all candidates! The Pierce County Auditor’s Office annual candidate’s workshop is scheduled for Wednesday, April 2 from 6 to 8 p.m. The workshop will be held at: Pierce County Election Center 2501 S. 35th Street, Suite C Tacoma, WA 98409 “Our goal in the Auditor’s Office is to ensure that every…

Support Puyallup and Franklin Pierce Schools

A quality educational environment is an essential pillar of a community’s character and quality of life.  Therefore, community support for its schools is critical. The Summit-Waller Community Association Board of Directors on behalf of our community membership encourages all voters to approve both levy propositions before the voters in the Puyallup and Franklin Pierce School…

Local preliminary election results

PIERCE COUNTY, WA — The preliminary numbers are in for election night. Final number will be certified in a couple weeks. Generally, most races are able to be called from the preliminary numbers. Most notable are the passage of Roy’s Proposition 1, Central Pierce Fire and Rescue’s Proposition 1. South Pierce Fire and Rescue’s Proposition…

General Election Nov. 5 – deadline 8pm

The General Election is Tuesday, Nov. 5. Remember to vote or drop off your ballot by 8 p.m. Want to vote in person? There is a Voting Center in Frederickson. Pierce County Maintenance Facility 4812 196th St E, Spanaway, WA 98387 (196th St and Canyon Rd) Spanaway, WA 98387 Show photo Open November 5th from 7:00…

‘I Voted’ badge goes digital

This election season you can digitally encourage friends to vote with the Pierce County Auditor’s new “I Voted” avatar. The transition from the traditional “I Voted” stickers to a digital image is both cost effective and a reflection of modern communication. “Posting your Pierce County ‘I voted’ avatar to your social media accounts is the…