Administrative Appeals of Washington State Electors
The Office of Administrative Hearings (OAH) has received the electors' administrative appeals from the Secretary of State’s Office. OAH has scheduled the hearing dates. Three of the hearings were combined and the hearing was held on 3/3/17 from 9:00-1:00 in Tacoma. At the party's request, the fourth hearing has been postponed. A telephone status conference is scheduled on 3/31/17.
The hearings are open to the public. If you would like to attend, please call (360) 407-2700 for details.
OAH Administrative Law Judge Robert Krabill will preside over the hearings. He is a member of the Washington State Bar Association and graduated from Seattle University School of Law in 2001. He has been a judge at OAH for the past 14 years. Judge Krabill has held thousands of hearings. He has a very wide range of experience and understanding of the Washington State law for a variety of different areas of law and government agencies.
OAH is an independent agency created by the 1981 Legislature to be a neutral forum to adjudicate disputes between Washingtonians and government agencies. OAH handles more than 41,000 appeals each year for a wide variety of government programs.
The hearing on March 3rd was recorded. Click here to view the hearing.
The judge's decision from the hearing on March 3rd is available. Click here.
For further information or press inquiries, please contact the OAH Public Information Officer at (360) 407-2700.
OAH Public Contacts
Public Information Officer - Primary Media Contact
Tarisse Injerd - (360) 407-2700
Public Records Officer - Secondary Media Contact
Executive Assistant Barb Cleveland - (360) 407-2700