NOTICE TO CANDIDATES
County offices on the ballot in 2020:County Commissioner, Position 1County Commissioner, Position 2Superior Court Judge, Position 1Superior Court Judge, Position 2
For a list of state and federal offices available for the ballot in 2020, click here.
For a list of candidates who have filed for office in 2020, click here.
For instructions on how to file for office, click here.
Candidate Information Handbook, click here.
Declaration of Candidacy form, click here.
Declaration of Write-In Candidacy form, click here.
Withdrawal of Candidacy form, click here.
For Administrative Rules on the Online Voter's Guide, click here.
For Public Disclosure Commission regulations and forms, click here.
All candidates for all offices must be an elector of their district. In accordance with RCW 29A.24.131, candidates may withdraw their declaration of candidacy at any time before the close of business on the Monday following the last day for candidates to file. In 2020, that day is Monday, May 18. The notice of withdrawal must be in writing. No filing fee may be refunded to any candidate who withdraws under this section.
To file for office by mail, use the Declaration of Candidacy Form (link above). Declarations may be received by mail in the Auditor's Office beginning Monday, April 27, 2020. All declarations must be received in the Auditor's Office no later than Friday, May 15, 2020. Candidate filing fees are not refundable, even in the event of candidate withdrawal.
There is no withdrawal period for declarations filed during a special filing period.
Lot drawings to determine ballot order for all positions in which the Island County Auditor is the filing officer will take place on Friday, May 15th at 4:30 p.m. in the Elections Office. The lot draw is open to all members of the media, political parties, campaigns and the general public.