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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.

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We are hosting several online candidate workshops to discuss filing for office in King County, submitting your local voters’ pamphlet information, voter lists and data management, campaign sign regulations, and basic public disclosure information.

TTY: Relay 711

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