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Candidate filing week begins Monday, including Mercer Island City Council, School Board seats
Candidate filing week, the official kickoff of the 2013 campaign season, is coming soon.
For candidates throughout Washington, including those seeking office on Mercer Island, it all begins , May 13 with the launch of filing week.
For state offices, online filing begins and runs night and day until . (Some county elections departments provide online filing, too.) In-person filing with the Secretary of State starts and ends at close of business ( ) .
Candidates file with either the Secretary of State or the County Auditor, depending on the office. If running for a legislative or judicial office encompassing more than one county, file with the Secretary of State.
Candidates can file online, by mail or in person. In-person candidate filing at the Secretary of State’s office will be at our Executive Office on the second floor of the Legislative Building in Olympia. If you’re running for a legislative or judicial office within one county, file with the county elections office.
All declarations must be received by the end of the business day on . is the last day for candidates to withdraw.
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