Voter Information

General Election Candidate Forums Videos

Watch the video recording of the 10/3/18 candidates forum with candidates for Clallam County Director of Community Development, Prosecuting Attorney, and Sheriff.

Watch the video recording of the 10/16/18 candidates forum with candidates for Clallam County District Court 2 Judge and Clallam County Commissioner for District 3.

Watch the video recording of the 10/17/18 candidates forum with candidates for PUD Commissioner and U.S. Representative.

Watch the video recording of the 10/18/18 candidates forum with candidates for District Court 1 Judge and State Representative.

 

Resources for Students

Youth voter turnout has been declining in recent years. In the 2014 midterm elections, fewer than 20% of eligible voters aged 18-29 cast their vote. Millennials cite a variety of reasons for their dwindling participation. A primary concern is the confusing state-by-state laws that hamper this mobile generation – for example, the complicated voter registration laws that affect out-of-state college students. In the hopes of making the voting process as easy as possible for our nation’s youth, BestColleges.com created a series of guides for the upcoming election season. 

 

 

Clallam County Election Results

Election Results November 6, 2018

 Educating Voters: Candidate Forums

The League hosts Voter Forum events and programs to educate voters about candidates in our state and local races.

Monday, July 16 at 6:30 pm, Port Angeles City Council Chambers, 321 E. Fifth St., Port Angeles.

Panel #1: Candidates for Clallam County Commissioner District 3: Bill Peach, Howard (Mike) Doherty, Jr., and Dale Wilson.
Panel #2: Candidates for Judge-District Court 1: Dave Neupert, Pam Lindquist, and Suzanne M.B. Hayden.
 
Wednesday, July 18, 7:00 pm, Forks Branch Library, 171 South Forks Ave., Forks.
Panel: Candidates for Clallam County Commissioner District 3: Bill Peach, Howard (Mike) Doherty, Jr., and Dale Wilson.
 
The Clallam County Commissioner District 3 and Judge-District Court 1 races will appear on the August 7 primary ballot. Under Washington’s “top two” primary system, the top two vote-getters in each of the primary races will advance to the November 6 general election ballot. It is League of Women Voters practice to hold forums only for primary races where there are three or more candidates.
 
Ballots are not forwarded to new or temporary addresses, so voters who have moved since the last election need to submit registration changes online, by mail or in-person at the Clallam County Auditor's office at the County Courthouse by July 9. For residents not yet registered in Washington State, July 9 was the last day to submit voter registration online or by mail, and July 30 is the last day to register in-person at the Clallam County Auditor's office.
 
In 2018, ballots will have prepaid postage, so there's no need for stamps! 
 

Voting: Why it matters

The leaders we elect make decisions that affect our daily lives. Elections are our chance to stand up for what matters most to us and to have an impact on the issues that affect us, our communities, our families and our future. 

Increasing Voter Registration

As the nation’s largest and longest-standing grassroots voter registration organization, the League works year-round to make sure all eligible Americans—especially first-time voters, non-college youth, new citizens, communities of color, and low-income Americans—have the opportunity to register and vote.