Chelan County Elections

Candidate Resources


Candidate Filing is May 11, 2020 - May 15, 2020

Open Offices for 2020

This page will open for online filing: May 11th at 9:00 AM to May 15th at 4:00 PM

Candidate's Who Have Filed

Requirements to file online

*  Be registered to vote in the district for which you are filing

*  Pay with Visa, Mastercard, or American Express

*  Provide a valid email address

*  Submit by 4:00pm on Friday

File by mail (beginning April 27th) or in person (beginning May 11th)

*  Candidate filing forms to file by mail or in person

*  Pay with check or cash

*  Submit a filing fee petition

*  Submit by 5:00pm on Friday

COVID-19 Update: To maintain a safe environment for everyone, we urge you to submit your Declaration of Candidacy online. Beginning May 11th we will accept paper forms in person by using our Wenatchee Elections Drop Box located across from the Wenatchee Public Library (building under remodel) at 310 Douglas St.

File by mail beginning April 27th. Filings will be held in our office until filing opens on May 11th. Any declaration received prior to that day will be returned and the candidate shall be permitted to re-submit their declaration during the filing period. All declarations must be received no later than 5:00pm on the last day of filing, May 15th. All mail-in declarations must include the filing fee, if applicable (RCW 29A.24.081). Mail to : Chelan County Elections, 350 Orondo Ave STE 306, Wenatchee, WA 98801.

Filing for Office Information (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.

Your filing fee (if any) must be paid before the filing deadline. CANDIDATE FILING FEES ARE NON-REFUNDABLE. It is your responsibility to submit your filing correctly. Read all instructions carefully. File before the deadlines: Online Filing closes at 4:00pm on Friday, May 15, 2020. If you choose not to use the online option, you may file using our Wenatchee Drop Box at 310 Douglas St, Monday (May 11th) through Friday (May 15th) at 5:00pm.

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

Posted: 03/19/2015 02:59 PM
Last Updated: 05/15/2020 04:04 PM

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