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Reminder: Vote in the Mullis Center District Committee election this week

The Mullis Community Senior Center of San Juan Island is holding an election to fill 15 open positions on its District Committee this week.

Voting takes place from 11:30 am to 3:30 pm November 9-11 at the Mullis Center on Nash Street in Friday Harbor. On Wednesday, November 10 there will be drive-through voting. Thursday, Nov. 11 is the last day to vote. 

Downloadable ballot on the Mullis Center website

LIST OF CANDIDATES

Terms for District Committee positions to be filled are five one-year terms (for 2019), five two-year terms (for 2020), and five three-year terms (for 2021).  

Who can vote in the forthcoming election for SJI members?

Residents of San Juan District (including San Juan, Henry, Brown, Spieden, Stuart, Johns, Pearl, and Flat Top islands), who are age 60 and over, or have a disability. H

How do I prove I am eligible to vote?

· Provide WA State photo ID that shows proof of residency (address within the district)

AND

Provide WA State photo ID that shows proof Age (60 or over)

OR

For those who have a disability, certify with a signature that you are living with a disability.

How do I vote?

Voters may vote in-person at The Mullis Center (589 Nash Street) during the period of November 8-11, 2021 on Monday through Thursday, from 11:30 AM – 3:30 PM. Voters must bring acceptable forms of identification outlined above to show their eligibility to vote and sign a Voter Register.

Voters may also vote by mail using the mail-in ballot provided in the November Senior Signal Newsletter and must certify and provide copies of documents showing eligibility to vote. A printable ballot will be available for download on this website on November 1.

Mail ballot and copies of documents showing eligibility to vote to:

Mullis Community Senior Center

Attn: Elections

PO Box 684

Friday Harbor, WA 98250

Mail-in ballots must be received on Thursday, November 11, 2021, in order for votes to be counted. 

 

District Committee responsibilities include:

· Representing the needs and interests of San Juan Island seniors and disabled persons

· Acting in an oversight capacity to Mullis Center management and in an advisory capacity to County Senior Services management.

· Providing fiscal and fiduciary oversight of the District and its senior center.

· Attending monthly District Committee meetings and any special meetings. The Committee has been working remotely via Zoom throughout the Covid-19 pandemic, therefore using technology is an essential skill for District Committee members.

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