Whitman County Treasurer

Employer / Organization

Whitman County

Next Election

Aug 02, 2022

Filing Window

May 16, 2022 - May 20, 2022


The central function for the Whitman County Treasurer is operating as the banker for Whitman County Government and for receiving and disbursing funds, including general payments of County expenses. The treasurer also serves as the Chief Investment Officer for Whitman County and works to provide high and safe investment returns on Whitman County funds. The treasurer is also the agent for required monthly, quarterly, or annual Federal and/or State of Washington reports and payments for Whitman County

Application Guidelines
The filing window for this Seat begins the Monday two weeks prior to Memorial Day and ends on the Friday of that week (5 days). Candidacy filing papers can be acquired at and are submitted to either the county elections office or the Secretary of State Office in Olympia. For non-partisan offices, if there is only two candidates filed for a Seat they will run against each other in the November election. If more than two candidates file for a non-partisan office, than the non-partisan office will go through the August primary and the top two vote getters will advance to the November election for the seat. For a partisan office, the candidates will run in the August primary even if only two people are participating. This may create scenarios where the same candidates participate for the same seat in the August primary and November election. For any further questions, the Whitman County Elections office can be reached at (509) 397-6270 or [email protected], and the Secretary of State Office can be reached at (360) 902-4151 or [email protected] ***Washington is one of the only states with online filing for candidacy.

Submit application to:
Whitman County Auditor, 400 N Main Street, Colfax, WA, 99111, US