After the first day of Filing Week, 31 have announced their intention to hold a local office.
After Monday, four people are in the race for Grays Harbor County Commissioner, including incumbent Randy Ross facing challenger John Shaw of Aberdeen. In the District #1 race for East County, Commissioner Wes Cormier had indicated his intent to run for a separate office and Montesano residents Jack Dwyer and Jamie Nichols have both filed for his current position.
In other contested races, 24th District Representative Mike Chapman is being challenged by Daniel Charles Svoboda of Port Hadlock, while Representative Steve Tharinger will face Brian Pruiett of Carlsborg. Senator Kevin Van De Wege has announced his intent to file, although after Monday the only candidate is Connie Beauvais of Joyce.
For the 19th Legislative District, Representative Brian Blake has filed for reelection, running unopposed currently. Representative Jim Walsh had not re-filed for his seat at end-of-day Monday, although Montesano residents Clint Bryson and Marianna Everson have both filed as announced. Senator Dean Takko has also filed, currently unopposed but challengers are anticipated.
Filing Week remains open for interested candidates through Friday afternoon.
|Day 1 Filing|
|District||Race||Term Type||Name||Party Preference|
|Judicial||Court of Appeals, Division 2, District 2||Judge Position 1||Lisa L. Sutton||States No Party Preference|
|Commissioner||Commissioner District 2||Commissioner #2||John Shaw||States No Party Preference|
|Commissioner||Commissioner District 1||Commissioner #1||John (Jack) Dwyer||INDEPENDENT|
|Legislative||LEGISLATIVE DISTRICT 24||State Senator||Connie Beauvais||REPUBLICAN|
|PRECINCT||Hoquiam Rural 024||Precinct Committee Officer – Republican||Lisa Zaborac||States No Party Preference|
|Commissioner||Commissioner District 1||Commissioner #1||Jamie Nichols||DEMOCRAT|
|Legislative||Legislative District 19||State Representative Pos. 1||Clint Bryson||DEMOCRATIC|
|Legislative||LEGISLATIVE DISTRICT 24||State Representative Pos. 1||Mike Chapman||DEMOCRATIC|
|Public Utility||PUD Comm. Dist. 3||PUD Comm (3)||Russ Skolrood||States No Party Preference|
|PRECINCT||Calder 056||Precinct Committee Officer – Republican||Dennis Brumbaugh||States No Party Preference|
|Commissioner||Commissioner District 2||Commissioner #2||Randy Ross||States No Party Preference|
|PRECINCT||Aberdeen 141||Precinct Committee Officer – Republican||William Wolfenbarger||States No Party Preference|
|Congressional||CONGRESSIONAL DISTRICT 6||U.S. Representative||Derek Kilmer||DEMOCRATIC|
|Judicial||Grays Harbor Superior Court||Judge Position 3||David Mistachkin||States No Party Preference|
|PRECINCT||Aberdeen 121||Precinct Committee Officer – Democratic||Gilbert Myers||States No Party Preference|
|Judicial||Grays Harbor Superior Court||Judge Position 2||David L. Edwards||States No Party Preference|
|Legislative||Legislative District 19||State Senator||Dean Takko||DEMOCRAT|
|Legislative||Legislative District 19||State Representative Pos. 1||Marianna Everson||DEMOCRATIC|
|Judicial||Grays Harbor Superior Court||Judge Position 1||Katie Svoboda||States No Party Preference|
|PRECINCT||Montesano 602||Precinct Committee Officer – Democratic||Marianna Everson||States No Party Preference|
|PRECINCT||Melbourne 072||Precinct Committee Officer – Democratic||Jeff Nichols||States No Party Preference|
|Legislative||LEGISLATIVE DISTRICT 24||State Representative Pos. 1||Daniel Charles Svoboda||States No Party Preference|
|Legislative||LEGISLATIVE DISTRICT 24||State Representative Pos. 2||BRIAN PRUIETT||REPUBLICAN|
|Legislative||Legislative District 19||State Representative Pos. 2||Brian E. Blake||DEMOCRATIC|
|PRECINCT||Hoquiam 431||Precinct Committee Officer – Democratic||Mary Lou Gregory||States No Party Preference|
|Legislative||LEGISLATIVE DISTRICT 24||State Representative Pos. 2||Steve Tharinger||DEMOCRATIC|
|Congressional||CONGRESSIONAL DISTRICT 6||U.S. Representative||Rebecca Parson||DEMOCRATIC|
|Judicial||SUPREME COURT||Justice Position #03||Raquel Montoya-Lewis||States No Party Preference|
|Judicial||SUPREME COURT||Justice Position #04||Charles W. Johnson||States No Party Preference|
|Judicial||SUPREME COURT||Justice Position #06||G. Helen Whitener||States No Party Preference|
|Judicial||SUPREME COURT||Justice Position #07||Debra L. Stephens||States No Party Preference|