By Jana Mathia Gazette Reporter
Chris (Christina) Nelson of Endicott declared her intention to run for Whitman County treasurer Jan. 12. “I see where additional improvements can be made or improvements to areas that haven’t been tackled yet,” she said. County Treasurer Mark Clinton told the Gazette this week he intends to seek re-election. Clinton ran for the position unopposed in 2014.
The November election rang up to $95,357 in costs which is paid for by all the jurisdictions that ran items on the ballot. The biggest bill went to the State of Washington for $20,309.25. The Port of Whitman, the only local entity to place a vote before the entire county, had the second highest bill at $14,523.04.