NOTICE TO CANDIDATES
For a list of offices available for the ballot in 2017, click here.
For instructions on how to file for office, click here.
Candidate Information Handbook, click here.
Declaration of 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 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. For 2017, that day is Monday, May 22. This 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, May 1, 2017. All declarations must be received in the Auditor's Office no later than Friday, May 19, 2017.
There is no withdrawal period for declarations filed during a special filing period.