Candidate filing week opens 5/17
May 6, 2021
According to information received from Wahkiakum County Elections, Candidate Filing week for the 2021 election cycle will open on May 17 and run through May 21. Candidates are encouraged to file online through the Candidate Filing Portal; however, they also have the option to mail in a Declaration of Candidacy or come into the Auditor’s Office.
Counties across the state will be producing a Local Voters’ Pamphlet this year as well. Those who file will have the opportunity to submit a photo, biography, and a statement.
Those interested in running for office should call (360) 795-3219 or check out the Wahkiakum County Election webpage at http://www.co.wahkiakum.ws.us/419/Elections. The online Candidate Filing Portal will open at 9 a.m., May 17, links will be published on the Wahkiakum County Auditor Facebook page and website, and will also be available through the Washington Secretary of State’s website.