2017 KID Election
By law, nominations for the Kennewick Irrigation District annual election closed at 5:00 p.m. on Monday, November 2, 2017.
Candidates for Position 2 (in the order that nominating petitions were received) are Raman Venkata and John Trumbo.
David McKenzie was unopposed for Position 3. Pursuant to RCW 87.03.075, the Board of Directors declared him elected at the November 3, 2017 Board meeting.
The election for Position 2 will be held the second Tuesday in December (December 12, 2017).
Voting in Person:
Polls will be open Tuesday, December 12, 2017 from 1:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at the KID Administrative Office located at 2015 South Ely Street, in Kennewick.
Any qualified district elector who certifies that he or she cannot conveniently be present to vote in person on December 12, 2017 may vote by absentee ballot. See RCW 87.03.032.
Absentee ballot requests will be filled after ballots have been printed, through December 11, 2017.
Requests for absentee ballots made in person at the District office located at 2015 South Ely Street will be filled during business hours, Monday through Thursday from 8:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., after ballots have been printed, through December 11, 2017. Absentee ballots will not be issued on Election Day.
Ballots and Certificates of Qualifications will be mailed via the U.S. Postal Service to eligible voters from whom signed absentee ballot request forms are received via mail.
Electors are reminded that the voted absentee ballots must be returned to the District office by 8:00 p.m. on December 12, 2017 or be postmarked by midnight on December 12, 2017 and received within five days of that date. (RCW 87.03.033.) The Kennewick Irrigation District can make no guarantee timely mail delivery and recommends that absentee ballot requests be mailed or delivered to KID at least one week in advance of the election.
Electors planning to cast ballots for a spouse or for a corporation, general partnership, limited partnership, limited-liability corporation or other legal entity are advised to consult RCW 87.03.051. The following authorization forms are available and should be completed and submitted with your Absentee Ballot Request form, if applicable:
If you would like to be mailed absentee voting request forms, please call Customer Service at 509-586-9111.
Statutory Deadline for Receipt of Voted Absentee Ballots
Absentee Ballots must conform to statutory requirements and be returned to the District’s Administrative Office by 8:00 p.m. on December 12, 2017 or be postmarked by midnight on December 12, 2017 and received within five days of that date. RCW 87.03.033.