Yakima Valley School Officials Hoping For Your Support
Are you registered to vote in the state of Washington? You can register today online or at the Yakima County Auditors website. There's no deadline and you can register on the day of the election and vote. So when's election day? February 8.
Thousands of ballots will be sent to voters later this month
Ballots for the upcoming special election will be sent to thousands of voters on January 21. Voters up and down the valley are being asked to support a host of levies at area school districts and the Naches Park District.
Yakima County Auditor Charles Ross says levies are on the ballot in Grandview, Highland, Mt. Adams, Union Gap, Wahluke, Wapato, West Valley and Zillah School Districts. The Naches Park District is also asking for support for a special 2-year levy.
The auditor expects a 34 to 35% turnout for the election
Ross says he expects a 34% turnout for the election in which districts are looking for support for replacement levies that help continue funding for the districts.
Ross says they tested equipment in the Auditors Office on Wednesday morning to make sure everything is prepared for election day, February 8.
You can register to vote and get more information about the upcoming election at
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