Filing for Elective Office

Candidate Filing is May 11, 2020 - May 15, 2020.

All Candidates must complete and file a Declaration of Candidacy, meet the qualifications for the office at the time of filing, and be registered to vote in the district.  Read the Candidate Manual for more information. 

Online filing begins Monday, May 11th at 9:00 am and closes Friday, May 15th at 4:00 pm.

File in-person at our office beginning Monday, May 11th at 8:30 am and closes Friday, May 15th at 4:30 pm.

Mailed Declarations of Candidacy may be submitted in advance beginning April 27th. Declarations will be held in our office until filing opens on May 11th. Any declaration received prior to that day will be returned and the candidate shall be permitted to re-submit their declaration during the filing period. All declarations must be received no later than 4:30 pm on the last day of filing, May 15th. All mail-in declarations must include the filing fee, if applicable (RCW 29A.24.081).

            Mail to: Douglas County Elections, PO Box 456, Waterville, WA 98858

If you need assistance or have any questions, contact the Douglas County Elections department at (509) 888-6403.