County positions set for 2014 elections
April 23, 2014
(Corrected April 29, 2014)
Filing runs May 12-16 for positions that will be on the summer and fall election ballots, and many county government positions will be open.
County Auditor Diane Tischer said she and county Commissioner Blair Brady and Assessor Bill Coons have already declared with the state Public Disclosure Commission that they will be candidates for re-election.
Cathlamet Town Council Member Richard (Dick) Swart announced Monday that he is resigning his position effective 12:01 a.m. May 1. The unexpired portion of his term in office will be added to the 2015, not 2014, ballot.
Positions and current office holders include:
County Commissioner District 3 (4-year term), filing fee $ 359.80, Blair H. Brady incumbent; precincts--Skamokawa, Deep River, Grays River and Rosburg/Altoona.
Assessor (4-year term), filing fee $553.78, Bill Coons incumbent.
Auditor (4-year term), filing fee $ 553.78, Diane L. Tischer incumbent.
Clerk (4-year term) filing fee $ 553.78, Kay Holland incumbent.
Prosecuting attorney (4-year term), filing fee $1,214.13, Daniel H. Bigelow incumbent.
Treasurer (4-year term), filing fee $553.78, Tammy Peterson incumbent.
Sheriff (4-year term), filing fee $ 700.27, Mark Howie incumbent.
District court judge (4-year term), filing fee $437.97, William J. Faubion incumbent.
Wahkiakum PUD Commissioner Position #1 (6-year term), filing fee $165, Eugene Healy incumbent; precincts--East and West Puget Island and South Cathlamet.
Partisan filings/no fee
Precinct committee persons (2-year terms)
Precinct Democrat Republican
Deep River none Don Smith
Grays River Steve Puddicombe Sulema Zerr
Rosburg/Altoona Blair Brady Margaret Hyland
Skamokawa Susan O’Connor Charles Parker
Elochoman Hans York Claudia Rua
Rosedale Dan Bigelow Annette Riley
Columbia Kay M. Cochran Jerry Hogan
E. Puget Island Mike McAvoy Lana Poe
W. Puget Island Lee Tischer Wallace Bingham
S. Cathlamet none James Stronach
N. Cathlamet Janelle Bond None