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Thank you for caring about conservation in Whatcom County and requesting a mail-in ballot to participate in the Whatcom Conservation District Supervisor Election.

 

In order to receive a mail-in ballot, please fill out all of the information requested on the form on the next page.

If you have requested a mail-in ballot by the Feb 8th deadline, it will be mailed to you in early March, 2019. If you have not received your ballot by March 15, 2019, please contact the WCD office at (360) 526-2381 x 101 for a replacement.  Requests for replacements cannot be honored after March 20.  After this date you can only come on Election Day (March 26, 2019) to cast your vote in-person.

Frequently Asked Questions:

Q: I have requested a mail-in ballot in previous elections, why do I have to fill out this form again this year?

A: For your privacy and to ensure your information is current, a new request for a mail-in ballot must be completed every election year.

Q: What happens after I complete this request form?

A: You will receive in the mail

  • An Election Candidate Information/Statements  (only if all candidates provide)
  • An Official Ballot
  • A Ballot Secrecy Envelope
  • A Return Envelope

After following all the instructions in completing your ballot you have two options to return your completed ballot:

  1. Mail it in.  To be counted, all mailed ballots must be postmarked on or before Election Day, March 26, 2019.  NOTE:  not all mail is postmarked the day it is deposited with the post office due to changes to its mail-handling process.  
  2. Drop it off.  To be counted, all hand-delivered ballots must be delivered on or before election day, March 26, 2019, to our office at 6975 Hannegan Rd, Lynden.
    • During Business Hours (8:00 AM – 4:30 PM), to the ballot box inside our office.
    • After Business Hours, utilize our secure election ballot drop box at the front of the District office.
    • Until 6:00 PM, on March 26, 2019 mail-in ballots can be returned in-person to either secure ballot box (inside or outside the District office)

Q: Why are we not asking for Phone Numbers and Email Addresses

A: For your privacy we are not going to ask for Phone Numbers and Email Addresses for confirmation purposes, because, since the District is a public entity, and information can be requested through a Public Records Request.


**All information provided on the following page must match your Whatcom County Voter Registration or you may not receive a ballot in the mail.**  You can verify your Voter Registration at the Whatcom County Auditor’s Office