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Candidate Filing Week runs May 11-15

Filing week begins on Monday for state and regional offices.

From May 11-15, applications for public office will be accepted during Candidate Filing Week. 

During the current closures locally and statewide, the Office of Secretary of State encourages prospective candidates to file online

Candidates for federal, statewide, and multi-county legislative or judicial offices must file with the OSOS, which can be done online 24 hours a day beginning at 9 a.m. Monday and ending at 4 p.m. Friday, May 15. 

Individuals can also file by mail with a paper form or in-person. 

More than 300 federal and state offices are open for election in 2020, including all U.S. representatives, statewide offices, the state House of Representatives, and half of the state Senate. 

This includes a Grays Harbor County Commissioner seat representing East County as well as Representative and Senator seats for both the 19th and 24th legislative districts, with numerous local candidates indicating they will file.

Also open during the week will be the offices of Governor, Lt. Governor, Superintendent of Public Instruction, and other state offices.

Citizens considering a run for state public office can download a candidate guide, read answers to frequently asked questions, and more on the Resources for Candidates page on the Secretary of State’s website.

 

 

 

District Area Office Term Incumbent Filing Fee
Nationwide Nationwide President/Vice President 4-year Regular term, Partisan Donald J. Trump / Michael R. Pence $0.00
State of Washington Statewide Governor 4-year Regular term, Partisan Jay Inslee $1,771.07
State of Washington Statewide Lt. Governor 4-year Regular term, Partisan Cyrus Habib $1,039.37
State of Washington Statewide Secretary of State 4-year Regular term, Partisan Kim Wyman $1,241.08
State of Washington Statewide State Treasurer 4-year Regular term, Partisan Duane Davidson $1,446.79
State of Washington Statewide State Auditor 4-year Regular term, Partisan Pat (Patrice) McCarthy $1,241.08
State of Washington Statewide Attorney General 4-year Regular term, Partisan Bob Ferguson $1,625.99
State of Washington Statewide Commissioner of Public Lands 4-year Regular term, Partisan Hilary Franz $1,382.25
State of Washington Statewide Superintendent of Public Instruction 4-year Regular term, Nonpartisan Chris Reykdal $1,369.10
State of Washington Statewide Insurance Commissioner 4-year Regular term, Partisan Mike Kreidler $1,265.55
Supreme Court State Justice Position #01 6-year Unexpired term, Nonpartisan Mary Yu $1,904.15
Supreme Court State Justice Position #03 6-year Regular term, Nonpartisan Raquel Montoya-Lewis $1,904.15
Supreme Court State Justice Position #04 6-year Regular term, Nonpartisan Charles W. Johnson $1,904.15
Supreme Court State Justice Position #07 6-year Regular term, Nonpartisan Debra L. Stephens $1,904.15
Congressional District 3 Clark*, Cowlitz, Klickitat, Lewis, Pacific, Skamania, Thurston*, Wahkiakum U.S. Representative 2-year Regular term, Partisan Jaime Herrera Beutler $1,740.00
Congressional District 6 Clallam, Grays Harbor, Jefferson, Kitsap, Mason*, Pierce* U.S. Representative 2-year Regular term, Partisan Derek Kilmer $1,740.00
Legislative District 19 Cowlitz*, Grays Harbor*, Lewis*, Pacific, Wahkiakum State Senator 4-year Short & Full term, Partisan Dean Takko $487.31
Legislative District 24 Clallam, Grays Harbor*, Jefferson State Senator 4-year Regular term, Partisan Kevin Van De Wege $487.31
Legislative District 19 Cowlitz*, Grays Harbor*, Lewis*, Pacific, Wahkiakum State Representative Pos. 1 2-year Regular term, Partisan Jim Walsh $487.31
Legislative District 19 Cowlitz*, Grays Harbor*, Lewis*, Pacific, Wahkiakum State Representative Pos. 2 2-year Regular term, Partisan Brian E. Blake $487.31
Legislative District 24 Clallam, Grays Harbor*, Jefferson State Representative Pos. 1 2-year Regular term, Partisan Mike Chapman $487.31
Legislative District 24 Clallam, Grays Harbor*, Jefferson State Representative Pos. 2 2-year Regular term, Partisan Steve Tharinger $487.31
Grays Harbor County Grays Harbor Commissioner #1 4-year Regular term, Partisan Wes Cormier $786.00
Grays Harbor County Grays Harbor Commissioner #2 4-year Regular term, Partisan Randy Ross $786.00
Pacific County Pacific Commissioner #1 4-year Regular term, Partisan Lisa Olsen $611.88
Pacific County Pacific Commissioner #2 4-year Regular term, Partisan Frank Wolfe $611.88
Grays Harbor County Grays Harbor District Court #1 4-year Unexpired term, Nonpartisan Kyle L. Imler $1,610.92
Court of Appeals, Division 2, District 2 Clallam, Grays Harbor, Jefferson, Kitsap, Mason, Thurston* Judge Position 1 6-year Regular term, Nonpartisan Lisa L. Sutton $1,812.63
Grays Harbor Superior Court Grays Harbor Judge Position 1 4-year Regular term, Nonpartisan Stephen E. Brown $1,725.71
Pacific, Wahkiakum Superior Court Pacific, Wahkiakum Judge Position 1 4-year Regular term, Nonpartisan Donald J. Richter $1,725.71
Grays Harbor Superior Court Grays Harbor Judge Position 2 4-year Regular term, Nonpartisan David L. Edwards $1,725.71
Grays Harbor Superior Court Grays Harbor Judge Position 3 4-year Regular term, Nonpartisan David Mistachkin $1,725.71
PUD District 2 Pacific Public Utility Commissioner 1 6-year Regular term, Nonpartisan Michael ‘Mike’ Swanson $275.08
Hospital District 2 Grays Harbor* Hospital 2 Commissioner District 1 6-year term, Nonpartisan Chris Thomas $0.00
Hospital District 2 Grays Harbor* Hospital 2 Commissioner District 2 6-year term, Nonpartisan Michael Bruce $0.00
Hospital District 2 Grays Harbor* Hospital 2 Commissioner District 3 6-year term, Nonpartisan Lynn Csernotta $0.00
Hospital District 2 Grays Harbor* Hospital 2 Commissioner District 4 6-year term, Nonpartisan Andrew Bickar $0.00
Hospital District 2 Grays Harbor* Hospital 2 Commissioner District 5 6-year term, Nonpartisan Becky Walsh $0.00
Hospital District 2 Grays Harbor* Hospital 2 Position 1 6-year term, Nonpartisan David T Quigg $0.00
Hospital District 2 Grays Harbor* Hospital 2 Position 2 6-year term, Nonpartisan Scott Dilley $0.00

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