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To become a candidate, you 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.

Special candidate filing period August 4 - 6

We will be holding a special candidate filing period for the following offices:

  • Skykomish School District No. 404, Director Position No. 4
  • Tukwila School District No. 406, Director District No. 1
  • King County Fire Protection District No. 24, Commissioner Position No. 1
  • King County Fire Protection District No. 24, Commissioner Position No. 2
  • King County Fire Protection District No. 24, Commissioner Position No. 3
  • King County Fire Protection District No. 31, Commissioner Position No. 2
  • King County Fire Protection District No. 31, Commissioner Position No. 3
  • King County Water District No. 1, Commissioner Position No. 3
  • Vashon Sewer District, Commissioner Position No. 3

All candidates will appear on the November 2 General Election ballot. The special filing period will begin on Wednesday, August 4, at 8:30 a.m. and will end at 4:30 p.m. on Friday, August 6, 2021. There are no filing fees for these positions.

Candidates who wish to file during the special filing period must file online or complete a Declaration of Candidacy .

Public Health Notice

As part of the continued effort to stop the spread of CoVID-19 in our community, King County Elections strongly recommends filing online. Those who do come in person will be required to wear a face covering that covers their nose and mouth. If you have any questions or need assistance, please email elections@kingcounty.gov or give us a call at 206-296-VOTE (8683).

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