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Candidate Filing Information
Candidate Filing Week May 15-19, 2023
What are the required qualifications to be a candidate?
You must be a registered voter and possess the qualifications specified by law. Most offices require the candidate to be registered within the district. Exceptions are US Congress and Superior Court.
If a candidate must be selected by voters from a geographic subdivision of a jurisdiction in the primary, the candidate must be properly registered to vote within that subdivision (RCW 29A.24.075).
When can I file for office?
Candidates may submit by mail
Starting May 1
In-person filing begins
May 15, 9:30 a.m.
Online filing begins
May 15, 9:00 a.m.
Online filing ends
May 19, 4:00 p.m.
In person filing ends
May 19, 4:30 p.m.
Last day to withdraw from ballot
May 22, 4:30 p.m.
Candidate statements and photo for Voters’
May 26, 4:30 p.m.
Lot Draw Order
Your position on the ballot will be determined by a lot drawing.The Lot Draw will be held after close of business on May 19th, shortly after 4:30 p.m. in the Auditor's Office, Clallam County Courthouse, 223 E 4th St., Suite 1.