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All positions on the Citizens’ Election Oversight Committee (CEOC) are currently open for nominations and appointments. Persons interested in serving on this volunteer committee should download the application and position description for more details, and for instructions on how to submit an application. The positions are open until filled. The CEOC meets monthly at the Elections headquarters building, 919 Southwest Grady Way, Renton, WA.

Ordinance 15453 and Ordinance 17273 created the current Citizens’ Election Oversight Committee (CEOC). The 14 members of the Committee are appointed by the Chair of the Council and confirmed by the County Council. The committee must include members representing the following:

  • A nonpartisan organization active in King County that evaluates candidates and ballot measures, such as the Municipal League
  • A nonpartisan organization active in King County that provides elections information to the public, such as the League of Women Voters
  • The Office of the Washington Secretary of State
  • Junior Taxing District or a City with a population of under 20,000
  • Disability community
  • The Chinese-speaking community 
  • The Vietnamese-speaking community
  • The Spanish-speaking community
  • The Korean-speaking community
  • Academic institution who has knowledge of elections
  • Experience in Technology
  • Nonpartisan organization in King County that promotes equality and the advancement of blacks or African Americans, such as the Urban League of Metropolitan Seattle
  • Two registered King County voters

Draft Timeline for Candidate Selection


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