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Bryan Elliott Announces Major Endorsements in Campaign for County Auditor

ELLENSBURG – Bryan Elliott, Republican candidate for Kittitas County Auditor, announced several key endorsements in his race to bring fresh leadership to the Auditor’s office.

When Elliott announced his campaign in May, he had already secured the support of County Commissioner Brett Wachsmith who said, “Bryan brings over a decade of private sector and military leadership experience to the position and will leverage these skills to drive improvements in the office. He will bring fresh perspectives and will react with urgency to provide the highest level of service to the citizens of Kittitas County.”

Joining Commissioner Wachsmith in endorsing Elliott are his fellow Commissioners Laura Osiadacz and Cory Wright as well as Sheriff Clay Myers and Treasurer Amy Cziske. Additionally, Elliott has earned the endorsements of Ellensburg City Councilmembers Adam Winn and Rich Elliott, Cle Elum City Councilmember Matthew Lundh, former Kittitas County Assessor Marsha Weyand, and former State Legislators Ann Anderson and Ian Elliott. (Titles are for identification purposes only.)

In endorsing Elliott, Commissioner Laura Osiadacz said, “I believe Bryan will bring a fresh perspective and innovative ideas centered on transparency, accountability, and being customer-centric. His vision and experiences in the military and the private sector are best suited to meet the current challenges of the office.”

Clay Myers applauded Elliott’s commitment to customer service saying, “One of my priorities, when I was elected, was to ensure we were providing the highest level of customer service and respect to those we serve. I am proud to support Bryan knowing he is committed to doing the same in the Auditor’s office. Our residents deserve a government that works for them.”

Commissioner Wright noted that, “We need a renewed spirit of innovation in county government and Bryan will bring that to the Auditor’s Office. He will leverage his business management experience to be proactive in working across departments to ensure taxpayer dollars are being used responsibly and for their intended purpose.”

In response to the strong support that he received, Elliott said, “I am deeply honored to have earned the support of these respected community leaders. These challenging times call for a fresh perspective, innovative thinking, and a commitment to excellence in the service provided to our residents. I will bring those qualities as the next Kittitas County Auditor. I look forward to earning the voters’ trust.”