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File #: 2018-0366    Version: 1
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
File created: 7/30/2018 In control: Government Accountability and Oversight Committee
On agenda: Final action: 9/24/2018
Enactment date: 10/3/2018 Enactment #: 18795
Title: AN ORDINANCE relating to the citizens' elections oversight committee; and amending Ordinance 15453, Section 3, as amended, and K.C.C. 2.53.021, Ordinance 15453, Section 4, as amended, and K.C.C. 2.53.031, Ordinance 15453, Section 5, and K.C.C. 2.53.041 and Ordinance 15453, Section 6, as amended, and K.C.C. 2.53.051.
Sponsors: Larry Gossett
Indexes: Elections
Code sections: 2.53.021 - ., 2.53.031 - , 2.53.041 - ., 2.53.051 -
Attachments: 1. Ordinance 18795.pdf, 2. 2018-0366 SR_dated_09112018_CEOC_Membership_Composition_Final.docx, 3. ATT2. 2018-B0126 Transmittal_Letter.pdf, 4. ATT3. 2018-B0126 CEOC_Membership_Composition_Proposal.pdf, 5. ATT4. 2018-B0126 CEOC Letter_of_Support_African_American_Representative.pdf, 6. ATT5_Matrix_Membership_Comparison.docx, 7. 0018 REPORT - King County Citizens' Elections Oversight Committee Annual Report 2018
Related files: 2019-RPT0018
Staff: Popochock, Hiedi
Title
AN ORDINANCE relating to the citizens' elections oversight committee; and amending Ordinance 15453, Section 3, as amended, and K.C.C. 2.53.021, Ordinance 15453, Section 4, as amended, and K.C.C. 2.53.031, Ordinance 15453, Section 5, and K.C.C. 2.53.041 and Ordinance 15453, Section 6, as amended, and K.C.C. 2.53.051.
Body
PREAMBLE:
The current citizens' elections oversight committee was established in 2006 by the King County council in Ordinance 15453. The citizens' elections oversight committee serves as a significant resource and asset to King County voters, the King County council and the department of elections in its role of providing oversight and advice on conducting elections in King County. The work of the committee increases transparency, credibility and community engagement of elections.
BE IT ORDAINED BY THE COUNCIL OF KING COUNTY:
SECTION 1. Ordinance 15453, Section 3, as amended, and K.C.C. 2.53.021 are each hereby amended to read as follows:
A. Committee membership shall include:
1. One representative from a nonpartisan organization active in King County that evaluates candidates and ballot measures, such as the Municipal League;
2. One representative from a nonpartisan organization active in King County that provides elections information to the public, such as the League of Women Voters;
3. One representative ((of an independent research and policy institute)) from the disability community;
4. One jurisdictional representative from a junior taxing district or a city with a population of under twenty thousand;
5. One representative of the Chinese-speaking community;
6. One representative of the Vietnamese-speaking community;
7. One representative of the Spanish-speaking community;
8. One representative of the Korean-speaking community;
9. One representative from each of any other language minority community for which the Director of the Bureau of the Census determines by publication in the Federal Re...

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