Candidate workshop set for April 24

In-person candidate filing starts May 13.

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Potential city council candidates are invited to join city staff on Wednesday, April 24 from 5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. at the Mercer Island Community and Events Center to learn about what the job entails and the role of the councilmember.

Basic information about serving on the city council is available at

To become a council candidate, citizens have to complete and file a declaration of candidacy with King County Elections, meet the qualifications for the office at the time of filing, and be registered to vote in the city of Mercer Island.

In-person candidate filing starts May 13 at 8:30 a.m. (Online at 9 a.m.) and ends on May 17, 2019, at 4:30 p.m. (Online at 4 p.m.). More information is available online at

Contact city clerk Deb Estrada for more information at 206-275-7793 or via email at

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