New legislation taking effect July 24, 2015, Substitute House Bill 1919, requires the For and Against Committee appointments that are to be made by the jurisdiction submitting a ballot measure are due by the resolution deadline for the election in which a ballot measure will appear. If your jurisdiction will have a ballot measure(s) on the General Election ballot, the following are due by the August 4, 2015 deadline:
• Resolution• Explanatory Statement for the Local Voters' Pamphlet (now required for all elections)• Completed Committee Appointment Form for the "For" Committee• Completed Committee Appointment Form for the "Against" Committee• Completed Ballot Measure Cover Sheet
The deadline date remains unchanged for the Committee Statement Form and the committee statement; they are due no later than Monday, August 17. The rebuttal statement is still due no later than Thursday, August 20.
Contact the Auditor’s Office Election Division at (360) 676-6742 with questions.