Filing for political office is underway
May 23, 2019
By Rick Nelson
The initial filing period for elected offices on the fall election ballots closed last Friday, with the following results:
Court of Appeals, Division 2, District 3 (Clark, Cowlitz, Lewis, Pacific, Skamania, Wahkiakum counties), Judge Position 2 Nonpartisan Office, 3-year unexpired term: Anne Cruser, Kalama.
Pacific/Wahkiakum Superior Court, Nonpartisan Office, 1-year unexpired term: Michael S. Turner, Raymond, and Donald J. Richter, incumbent, South Bend.
TOWN OF CATHLAMET
Councilman #1 Nonpartisan Office, 4-year term, Robert Stowe.
Councilman #2 Nonpartisan Office, 4-year short and full term, Janis Dodrill and Bill Wainwright.
Councilman #3 Nonpartisan Office 4-year term, Paige Lake.
Councilman #4 Nonpartisan Office 2-year unexpired term, David C. Olson.
SCHOOL DISTRICT 155, Pacific, Wahkiakum counties
Director District 3 Nonpartisan Office 4-year term, Chuck Hendrickson.
SCHOOL DISTRICT 200, Wahkiakum
Director #2 Nonpartisan Office 4-year term,
Director #4 Nonpartisan Office 4-year term, Patty Anderson.
WAHKIAKUM PORT DISTRICT 2
Commissioner 2 Nonpartisan Office 6-year term, Brian O'Connor, incumbent, Skamokawa, and Austin C. Smith, Skamokawa.
FIRE PROTECT DIST 1
Commissioner #1 Nonpartisan Office 6-year term, Jeff Bollen, Puget Island.
FIRE PROTECT DIST 2
Commissioner #3 Nonpartisan Office 6-year term, Stephen W. Lewis, Cathlamet.
FIRE PROTECT DIST 3
Commissioner #1 Nonpartisan Office 6-year term, Linda Strong, Rosburg.
Commissioner #3 Nonpartisan Office 6-year term, Mark Letham, Grays River.
A supplemental filing period will be held in August for positions not claimed last week. These include positions on the School District 155 board, Port District 1, Fire Districts 3 and 4, Cemetery Districts 1 and 2, and the Skamokawa Water-Sewer District.