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Michele Jaderlund Grant County Auditor

Welcome to the Grant County Auditor's Website


Michele Jaderlund, Auditor
35 C St NW
PO Box 37
Ephrata, WA  98823




The Auditor's office which includes Licensing, Recording, Elections and Accounting are now open to the public. We are requiring social distancing and signs are posted.


We request that only the person(s) needed to complete a transaction come into the office and all others wait outside in the lobby.


Masks are are required for your safety.


For those customers who do not want to come out in the public please be aware that you are still able to renew tabs through the mail or online. Our website is


For those who need to do a title transfer and don't want to come into the office please call us and we will help guide you in doing this process thru the mail.


You may reach us at:


Licensing:    509-754-2011 x2703

Recording:   509-754-2011 x2705

Elections:    509-754-2011 x2704

Accounting: 509-754-2011 x2791, x2740, x2741


We are all in this together let's try to make the best of it.

The Grant County Auditor's Office is responsible for document recording, financial services including payroll and accounts payable, licensing for marriages, vehicles and vessels, voter registration and elections.



Madeline Prentice, Chief Accountant ext 2735

[email protected]

Katie Smith, Senior Accountant

ext 2740

[email protected]

Gennifer Markin, Accountant

ext 2745

[email protected]

Rachel Jorgensen, Payroll Administrator ext 2791

[email protected]

Emili Wash, Accounting Clerk

ext 2741

[email protected]



Michele Blondin - Lead Certified Election's Administrator ext 2793

[email protected]

Dedra Osborn - Certified Election's Administrator

ext 2743

[email protected]


Katlyn Orozco, Election Administrator

ext 2777

[email protected]




Lori Kinzel, Licensing & Recording Supervisor

ext 2742

[email protected]


Diane Horton, Licensing Deputy ext 2737

[email protected]


Yaneht Baldovinos, Licensing Deputy ext 2738

[email protected]




Laurie Buchanan, Recording Deputy ext 2732

[email protected]


Danielle Rice, Recording Deputy

ext 2736

[email protected]


About the Auditor


Grant County Auditor

Michele Jaderlund

[email protected]


The county auditor has a broad range of duties and responsibilities involving specific statutory functions and county financial administration. The auditor examines and audits county financial records and  prepares the preliminary county budget for the board of county commissioners. The auditor also has functions relating to special districts. Many of the auditors' statutory duties are not associated with county finance.


The primary statutory responsibilities of the county auditor are: (1) recording (recording of real property documents such as deeds and other recorded documents); (2) licensing (licensing, titling, and registration for motor vehicles and watercraft, issuing various licenses such as marriage, and acting as agent for the state Department of Revenue in collecting certain fees and taxes); (3) elections and voter registration (acting as ex-officio supervisor of elections and administering voter registration and elections); (4) county financial audit and administration duties includes auditing county expenditures, serving as ex officio supervisor of the state Auditor's Office Division of Municipal Corporations, preparation and administration of the county budget and preparing the annual financial report.

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