Watch the Candidate Forum - Port Townsend City Council Elections
Don't worry if you missed the live zoom. watch the forum now.
The first hour features Position 1 Candidates Cameron Jones and Ben Thomas, while the second hour highlights Position 5 Candidates Tyler Vega and Libby Wennstrom.
Ballots for the November 2 election are in the mail. Persons who are not registered to vote may do so online until October 25. After that, voters can register at the Jefferson County Courthouse during business hours up until close of business on November 2.
Jefferson County Ballot Box Locations:
Quinault Nation (Queets)
In front of the Queets Tribal Office
Quilcene Community Center
294952 Highway 101, Quilcene
Nordland Fire Station
6633 Flagler Road, Nordland
Jefferson County Library
620 Cedar Ave, Port Hadlock
(Next to the book drop box in the parking lot.)
Jefferson County Courthouse
1820 Jefferson Street, Port Townsend
(One in the back parking lot, one in front of the building, and one outside the County Auditor’s Office)
2261 Lower How Road, Forks
(In front of the Tribal Police Center)
Gateway Visitor Center
93 Beaver Valley Road, Port Ludlow
Brinnon Community Center
306144 Highway 101, Brinnon
Watch the Primary Forum Now
Port Townsend City Council - Position 5
If you missed the July 1 primary forum featuring candidates Sky Hardesty-Thompson, Tyler Myles Vega, and Libby Urner Wennstrom, you can watch it now on the YouTube page of the League of Women Voters-Jefferson County.
We'd again like to thank our moderator, Janette Force, our co-sponsor, the American Association of University Women-Port Townsend, and our media partner, KPTZ 91.9 FM, Port Townsend's Community Radio.
Ballots for the primary election will be mailed July 14, and must be turned in by August 3. Residents who have not yet registered to vote may do so by mail on online until July 26. In-person voter registration is available at the Jefferson County Courthouse through close of business on August 3. Please see the Jefferson County Elections website for more information.
Information Sessions on Running for Office
Considering running for public office in Jefferson County 2021? Get advice from six currently serving elected officials who share their thoughts on campaigning and serving. While every elected position is different, the insights below can benefit anyone planning to campaign in 2021.
View the zoom interview on running for and serving as a Port of Port Townsend Port Commissioner here:
View the zoom interview on running for and serving on School Board in Chimacum or Port Townsend here:
View the zoom interview on running for and serving on Port Townsend's City Council here:
Would you rather read transcripts than watch videos?
View Jefferson County's 2021 Election Guide:
Curious about the League of Women Voters?
The Jefferson County Unit-At-Large focuses on Voter Education. Membership is open to anyone over the age of 16 who is willing to abide by our policies, as set forth by the League of Women Voters of the United States.
1. Political Policy
The League shall not support or oppose any political party or any candidate. You can still be active with any political party you choose, but while you are conducting League business, you leave your personal politics at the door.
2. Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Policy.
LWV is an organization fully committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion in principle and in practice. Diversity, equity, and inclusion are central to the organization’s current and future success in engaging all individuals, households, communities, and policy makers in creating a more perfect democracy.
League of Women Voters of WA
Angela Gyurko, President
We are open to all persons residing in Jefferson County in accordance with the LWV policy on diversity, equity, and inclusion.
Ask us about these member-sponsored memberships.
$105—Two persons at the same address
$120—Benefactor membership, for those wishing to help expand our membership ranks.
Dues include membership in the League of Women Voters of Washington State and the US League of Women Voters.
To join or renew:
Send your name, phone, email, and check to: