2022 Election

King Conservation District is holding an election for Seat #2 on the Board of Supervisors. Voting begins January 18, 2022 and ends February 8, 2022. King Conservation District includes all registered voters in King County (excluding the cities of Enumclaw, Federal Way, Milton, Pacific, and Skykomish).

Candidate Filing

The candidate filing period for Seat #2 on the King Conservation District Board of Supervisors is December 13, 2021, at 8:00am through December 17, 2021 at 5:00pm. Candidate required information (PF-A Candidate Information Form) must be filled out in full and received by King Conservation District no later than December 17, 2021 at 5:00pm. The Candidate Statement for the KCD Voter Guide is optional but must be submitted at the same time.

The Candidate Information and the Candidate Statement forms can be filed digitally by filling them out and emailing them to elections@kingcd.org (don’t forget to submit your photo) or submitting them to the KCD Office at King Conservation District, 800 SW 39th St., Suite 150, Renton WA 98057. Both forms must be received by KCD by the December 17, 2021 at 5:00pm deadline.

Please visit the links in the sidebar for more information on candidacy requirements and the role of board supervisors.

Those interested in filing should contact Mark Dostal at elections@kingcd.org or call 425-773-1668.

Timeline

  • December 13-17, Candidate Filing Window
  • December 20, Candidate Withdrawal Deadline
  • December 21, Candidate Statements Posted
  • January 18, Voting Period Starts
  • February 8, Voting Period Ends
  • February 8, Initial Results Posted
  • February 24, Final Results Posted
  • May, Election Certified by WSCC
  • June, Elected Board Member Seated

Voting

Like the last two years, 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 January 18, 2022, at 8:00 AM through February 8, 2022, at 8:00 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 February 8, 2022, and received by February 17, 2022, to be counted. Ballots may also be dropped off at King County Elections at 919 SW Grady Way, Suite 200, Renton, WA 98057.

KCD will have a computer and printer available at the KCD Main Office at 800 SW 39th St Suite #150, Renton, WA 98057 open to the public on regular business days from 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM from January 18, 2022, through February 8, 2022. Voters coming to the King Conservation District office will be required to follow all notices and Covid safety protocols in place. Ballots will not be collected at the King Conservation District office.

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 elections@kingcd.org or call 425-282-1900.

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.

Washington State Conservation District: A Report by the League of Women Voters (2011)

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.

Position Type Term Ends Name
Position #1 Elected 2024 Brittney Bush Bollay
Position #2 Elected 2022 Kirstin Haugen
Position #3 Elected 2023 Chris Porter
Position #4 Appointed 2024 Bill Knutsen
Position #5 Appointed 2023 Burr Mosby

Meet the Board of Supervisors

 

Appointed Positions

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 in 2023.

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

Resolution 21-008 Establishing the 2022 Board Election

Resolution 19-011 – Resolving the KCD Board to work towards Elections Reform

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