Thurston Conservation District 2019 Election Information
Supervisors are public officials and are responsible for setting and maintaining overall district policies regarding the management and conservation of natural resources within the District. The successful candidate will become part of a volunteer five-person Board of Supervisors, who serve without compensation for three year terms.
Are you a registered voter in Thurston County? Do you want to have a say in how Thurston County residents like you manage and protect natural resources?
VOTE IN THE THURSTON CONSERVATION DISTRICT’S BOARD OF SUPERVISORS 2019 ELECTION!
Supervisors are public officials and are responsible for setting and maintaining overall district policies regarding the management and conservation of natural resources within the District.
Eligible voters must be registered to vote in Thurston County and live within the Conservation District Boundaries. Some parts of Yelm, Rainier, and Tenino do not qualify. Please check the map below.
Candidate statements can be found here.
Vote by Absentee Ballot
Absentee ballots may be requested to be mailed to your mailing address from March 6th through March 21st at 4:30 pm from the Thurston County Auditor’s Office (360)786-5408.
Absentee ballots may be requested in person through March 25th at 4:30 pm from the Thurston County Auditor’s Office (2000 Lakeridge Drive SW, Olympia, WA 98502)
Please note, you cannot request or pick up a ballot from the Thurston Conservation District Offices.
All absentee ballots must be postmarked by March 26, 2019. Absentee ballots may also be dropped in the ballot drop box at the Thurston County Court House (2000 Lakeridge Drive SW, Olympia, WA 98502). Please note, other drop boxes throughout the county will not be open.
Vote in Person
Voters may cast their vote in person at our poll-site election on March 26th. The poll-site will be open between 8 am and 8 pm at the Thurston Co. Auditor’s Ballot Processing Center (2905 29th Ave. SW, Suite E, Olympia, WA 98502)
Have questions about our election process? Check out our FAQ page.
- Washington State Conservation Commission guide to Conservation District Supervisor Candidates
- Review of Supervisor Duties put together by the Washington State Conservation Commission
Notice of Adopted Election Resolution
Thurston Conservation District Board of Supervisors adopted a Resolution #2019-01 at their January 15, 2019 Board Meeting in regards to the district’s 2019 election.
A poll-site election for a seat on the Thurston Conservation District Board will be held on March 26, 2019. The poll site is anticipated* to be at the Thurston County Auditor’s Ballot Processing Center, 2905 29th Ave. E., Suite E, Olympia, WA 98502.
Polls are to be open from 8 am – 8 pm. Registered voters who reside within the Conservation District boundary are eligible to vote. Absentee ballots are available upon request for eligible voters, and the last day to request a ballot to be mailed to the voter mailing address is March 21, 2019 at 4:30 pm from the Thurston County Auditor’s Office (360-786-5408). The last day and time that voters can request absentee ballots in person at the Auditor’s office for this election will be March 25, 2019 at 4:30 pm (2000 Lakeridge Drive SW, Olympia, WA 98502).
Candidates must be registered voters residing in the conservation district, and may be required to own land or operate a farm. The candidate filing deadline is February 26, 2019 at 4:30pm. Interested candidates must file their candidate information with the TCD Elections Supervisor, Nora White, at the District Office, located at 2918 Ferguson Street SW, Suite A, Tumwater, WA 98512. Elections procedures are available at the district office and on the district website.
Please contact the District office at 360-754-3588 ext.105 or at the District office at 2918 Ferguson St SW, Tumwater WA, 98512 if you have any questions.