At the close of Filing Week, 95 residents put their name in for 67 local offices.
8 people have filed for Grays Harbor County Commissioner, with 5 entering their name into the District #1 seat and 3 for District #2.
Jack Dwyer, Jamie Nichols, Chris Miller, Jill Warne, and Elma Mayor Jim Sorenson have all placed their names on the ballot to represent East County, while John Shaw, Commissioner Randy Ross, and Kevin Pine have all stated interest in representing Aberdeen and southwest Grays Harbor.
4 local residents have filed for a seat representing the 19th Legislative District, with Representative Jim Walsh being challenged by Montesano residents Marianna Everson and Clint Bryson. Representative Brian Blake has been challenged by Joel McEntire of Cathlamet. Grays Harbor County Commissioner Wes Cormier has filed to challenge Senator Dean Takko for his seat, also facing Jeff Wilson of Longview.
In the 24th Legislative District, Elma resident Darren Corcoran has filed for a Representative seat, challenging Representative Steve Tharinger. Brian Pruitt and Jodi Wilke, both of Carlsborg, have also filed for that seat.
No local residents filed for the seats currently held by Senator Kevin Van De Wege or Representative Mike Chapman.
Van De Wege is being challenged by Connie Beauvais of Joyce.
Sue Forde of Sequim, Daniel Svoboda of Port Hadlock, and Chapman will all be on the Primary Ballot for Representative.
No local residents filed for any statewide office.