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To find your voting districts, log into VoteWA.gov and click on "My Elected Officials." Or, use the Kitsap County Assessor's Office Parcel Search feature. Once there, type in your street number, choose your street name, then click on the "Voting Districts" option.

County Officials

County Officials are elected to four-year terms during even-numbered years. All races are partisan. Terms begin the January 1st after they are elected.

​​Office
Countywide except commissioners
(Commissioner district map)
​Name and Contact Information​​Term of OfficeDate ElectedNext Election Year and Term​​​Date Originally Elected or Appointed
County Commissioner
District 1
Robert Gelder - D
614 Division Street, MS-4
Port Orchard, WA 98366

619 Division Street
Port Orchard, WA 98366
360-337-7080
Email
​Jan. 2021 - Dec. 2024
​Nov. 2020
​2024
4-year term
​Elected
Nov. 2011
Appointed
March 2011
​​County Commissioner District 2Charlotte Garrido - D
614 Division Street, MS-4
Port Orchard, WA 98366

619 Division Street
Port Orchard, WA 98366
360-337-7080
Email
​​Jan. 2021 - Dec. 2024
​Nov. 2020
​2024
4-year term
​Elected
Nov. 2008
​​County Commissioner District 3Ed Wolfe - R
614 Division Street, MS-4
Port Orchard, WA 98366

619 Division Street
Port Orchard, WA 98366
360-337-7080
Email
​Jan. 2019 - Dec. 2022
​Nov. 2018
​2022
4-year term
​Elected
Nov. 2014
Assessor ​Phil Cook - R
614 Division Street, MS-22
Port Orchard, WA 98366

619 Division Street
Port Orchard, WA 98366
360-337-7160
Email
​Jan. 2019 - Dec. 2022​Nov. 2018​2022
4-year term
​Elected
Nov. 2014
​Auditor Paul Andrews - D
614 Division Street, MS-31
Port Orchard, WA 98366

619 Division Street
Port Orchard, WA 98366
360-337-7129
Email
​​Jan. 2019 - Dec. 2022​Nov. 2018​​2022
4-year term
​Elected
Nov. 2018
ClerkAlison H. Sonntag - D
614 Division Street, MS-34
Port Orchard, WA 98366

614 Division Street, Room 202
Port Orchard, WA 98366
360-337-7164
​Jan. 2019 - Dec. 2022​Nov. 2018 ​2022
4-year term
​Elected
Nov. 2018
​Appointed
Aug. 2017
​Coroner Jeff Wallis - No Party
614 Division Street, MS-17
Port Orchard, WA 98366

5010 NW Linden Lane,
Bremerton, WA 98312
360-337-7077
Email
​Jan. 2019 - Dec. 2022​Nov. 2018​​2022
4-year term
Elected
​Nov. 2018
Prosecuting Attorney Chad M. Enright - D
​614 Division Street, MS-35
Port Orchard, WA 98366

614 Division Street
Port Orchard, WA 98366
360-337-7174
Email
​Jan. 2019 - Dec. 2022​​Nov. 2018​2022
4-year term
Elected
​Nov. 2018
​Sheriff Gary Simpson - D
​614 Division Street, MS-37
Port Orchard, WA 98366

614 Division Street
Port Orchard, WA 98366
360-337-7101
Contact
​Jan. 2019 - Dec. 2022​​Nov. 2018​2022
4-year term
​Elected
Nov. 2014
​Treasurer ​Meredith R. Green - D
614 Division Street, MS-32
Port Orchard, WA 98366

619 Division Street
Port Orchard, WA 98366
360-337-7135
Email
​Jan. 2019 - Dec. 2022​​Nov. 2018​2022
4-year term
Elected
Nov. 2010
Appointed
March 2010

 

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County History

Aug. 2017 - Alison H. Sonntag appointed County Clerk.
Aug. 2017 - David Peterson, County Clerk, resigns.
Jan. 2014 - Linda Streissguth appointed County Commissioner, District 3.
Dec. 2013 - Josh Brown, District 3 County Commissioner, resigns.
March 2011 - Robert Gelder appointed County Commissioner, District 1.
Feb. 2011 - Steve Bauer, County Commissioner, District 1, resigns.
March 2010 - Meredith R. Green appointed County Treasurer.
Feb. ​2010 - Barbara Stephenson, County Treasurer, resigns.

 

Kitsap County Judicial Positions

Kitsap County Judges are elected in even-numbered years. Superior Court Judges are elected in presidential election years.. District Court Judges are elected in non-presidential even-numbered years, also known as midterm election years. Terms are four years and all races are nonpartisan.  If only one candidate files to run for a judge position, that candidate is considered elected and the term begins the second Monday in January after the election.

Cities

Mayors, municipal court judges and city council members are elected in odd-numbered years. They are elected to 4-year terms, unless the council position is a two-year position. All races are nonpartisan. Terms begin the January 1 after they are elected.  

School Districts

School District elections are in odd-numbered years. Directors are elected to four-year terms. All races are nonpartisan. Directors are sworn in during the first meeting after the election is certified. 

Fire Districts

Fire District elections are in odd-numbered years. Commissioners are elected to six-year terms. All races are nonpartisan. 

Port Districts

Port District elections are in odd-numbered years. Commissioners are elected to six-year terms, except for the Port of Manchester. All races are nonpartisan. 

Utility Districts

Utility District elections are in odd-numbered years. Commissioners are elected to six-year terms. All races are nonpartisan.

Water Districts

Water District elections are in odd-numbered years. Commissioners are elected to six-year terms. All races are nonpartisan.

Park Districts

Park District elections are in odd-numbered years. Commissioners are elected to 6-year terms. All races are nonpartisan.

​Federal Officials

Members of the U.S. Senate are elected to six-year terms by voters throughout the state of Washington. Kitsap's representative (Congressional District 6) in the U.S. House of Representatives is elected to a two-year term by voters in Kitsap, Pierce, Jefferson, Clallam, Mason and Grays Harbor counties.​ All races are partisan. Members take office on the January 3rd after the election, unless otherwise legislated.

Statewide Officials

Officials elected to statewide are elected during presidential election years to four-year terms by voters throughout the state. All offices are partisan, except for the Superintendent of Public Instruction. Terms begin the Wednesday after the second Monday in the January after the election.

State Legislature

Members of the State Legislature are elected during even-numbered years. State Senators are elected to four-year terms and State Representatives are elected for two-year terms. Terms begin the second Monday in the January after the election.

Precincts and Precinct Committee Officers

Precinct Committee Officers for the major political parties are elected in the Primary of even-numbered years and begin their two-year terms on Dec. 1 of that year. Candidates without opponents are considered elected. Voters choosing a PCO must affirm on the same ballot that they are members of the party and can only vote in one party's PCO election. (RCW 29A.52.171) Appointed PCOs are chosen by the party's county central committee. (RCW 29A.80.031) The information here reflects the most recent PCO elections and information provided by the parties.