Place a Measure on the Ballot

Taxing districts like library systems, fire districts, and school districts must follow specific procedures to place a measure on the ballot. Snohomish County Elections provides a variety of resources for navigating that process.


Snohomish County Elections District Guide

This annual guide gives information on choosing an election, writing a ballot measure, and appointing Pro/Con Committees.

Department of Revenue Ballot Measure Requirements Guide

This guide from the WA Department of Revenue explains the legal requirements for placing levy and bond measures on the ballot and getting voter approval.  

Forms for Districts

More Information for Districts

Elections Timeline, click to view full size pdf.