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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.

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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These videos will review how to file for office, how to submit your voters' pamphlet information, and more!

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