By Rick Nelson
Wah. Co. Eagle 

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:

Partisan positions

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.

Non-partisan positions

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


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