Candidate Resources


Special 3 Day Candidate Filing

Special filing begins Tuesday, June 13th, at 9:00 a.m. and closes Thursday, June 15th, at 5:00 p.m. in the Chelan County Auditor's Office, located in the Chelan County Courthouse, 350 Orondo Ave, Level 3, Wenatchee, WA. Several offices had a void in candidcay and the list of offices below did not have a candidate file during the regular filing period (May 15th - 19th, 2017).

List of Offices Open for Special 3 Day Candidate Filing 

Your filing fee (if any) must be paid at the time of filing. CANDIDATE FILING FEES ARE NON-REFUNDABLE. It is your responsibility to submit your filing correctly. Candidates may not withdraw at any time when filing for office during a Special 3 Day Filing period.The race will appear only on the General Election ballot, no matter how many candidates file for the office and the top vote-getter in the General Election is declared the winner. Candidates who provide an email address will receive an immediate email when another candidate files for the same position and have the option to submit a statement and/or photo for the online voters' guide.

 If you need assistance or have any questions, contact the Chelan County Auditor's Office at 509-667-6808.


Filing for Office

Where and When to File Declarations of Candidacy (RCW 29A.24.070)

At the time of filing, a candidate’s voter registration data will be checked. If there are discrepancies, corrections to the voter registration file must be completed before the Declaration of Candidacy can be accepted. When filing for an office, candidates are not permitted to use a nickname that denotes present or past occupation, military rank, the candidate’s position on issues or political affiliation, or use a nickname designed to intentionally mislead voters. A candidate’s last name must match the last name under which he/she is registered to vote.

2017 Filing for Elective Office   2017 Candidate Guide
Declaration of Candidacy   2017 WSDOT Political Campaign Signing Information
Declaration of Candidacy - Precinct Committee Officers   2017 Elections Calendar
Declaration of Candidacy - Write in   Public Disclosure Commission (PDC)
Withdrawal Form    
Filing Fee Petition    
Washington State School Directors' Association Flyer