King Conservation District is holding an election for an open seat on the Board of Supervisors. Voting begins March 1, 2021, and runs through March 23, 2021.
The following eight candidates are vying for Position #3:
- Brittney Bush Bollay
- Kali Clark
- John Comerford
- Wayne Gullstad
- Doug Hennick
- Natalie Reber
- Melissa Tatro
- David Toledo
*Candidate Daryl Delaurenti has withdrawn from the election. His name will still appear on physical ballots, but he is no longer officially running
Similar to last year, the King Conservation District election will primarily rely on electronic ballot access, with alternative options for printing and mailing in ballots. King County Elections will tabulate all ballots and report all results.
Ballots will be available to eligible voters online from March 1, 2021 at 8:00 AM through March 23, 2021, at 5:00 PM. Voters may return ballots electronically through the online ballot access system or print and mail ballots to King County Elections at 919 SW Grady Way Suite 200, Renton WA 98057. Ballots must be postmarked by March 23, 2021, and received by March 26, 2021, to be counted. Ballots may also be dropped off at King County Elections at 919 SW Grady Way Suite 200, Renton WA 98057.
Physical ballots may also be picked up from the KCD Office at 800 SW 39th Street Suite #150, Renton, WA 98057 during normal business hours during the voting period.
King Conservation District includes all registered voters in King County (excluding the cities of Enumclaw, Federal Way, Milton, Pacific, and Skykomish).
If you have questions or need assistance voting, please contact email@example.com or call 425-282-1900.
If you experience technical difficulties with the voting portal, please send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org including any information about your issue. A technical support representative will respond to you promptly.
Once you have voted you can track your ballot’s progress. Please allow for up to 3 business days after submission to process your ballot. If you have questions about whether your ballot has been received and processed, call King County Elections at 206-296-VOTE (8683).
Conservation District Election Reform
King Conservation District is committed to pursuing election reform with the Washington State Legislature and making future elections more accessible to all voters. If you would like this election on the regular fall ballot, please contact your legislator at 1-800-562-6000.
As required by state law, KCD elections occur annually during the first quarter of each year. Elections are conducted pursuant to guidelines established by Chapter 89.08 RCW, with oversight from the Washington State Conservation Commission. Conservation district elections are exempt from the election laws under Title 29A RCW. It will require a change to state law for conservation district elections to be on the regular fall vote by mail ballot. Conservation District elections are reviewed and certified by the Washington State Conservation Commission.
King Conservation District Board of Supervisors
King Conservation District is a special purpose district committed to helping people engage in stewardship and conservation of natural resources, serving over two million people in 34 cities and unincorporated King County. KCD assists people with forestry management, streamside and shoreline restoration, farm conservation planning, and other environmental efforts. KCD is funded primarily by a per-parcel assessment fee.
An all-volunteer, five-member Board of Supervisors is responsible for overseeing KCD operations, budget, and setting policy. Voters elect three supervisors and the Washington State Conservation Commission appoints two supervisors. Supervisors serve three-year terms.
Would you like to be considered for an appointed position on KCD’s Board of Supervisors?
The Washington State Conservation Commission will appoint a supervisor to serve on the King Conservation District. Applications are due by March 31, 2021.
Conservation District Appointed Supervisor Application
Guide to Conservation District Appointments
Conservation District Supervisor Responsibilities
Additional Election Information
Frequently Asked Questions about KCD Online Ballot Access Portal
2020 KCD Election Summary Report
2020 KCD Board Election Results
Democracy Live KCD Post-Election Audit
NCC King County Audit Summary 2020