Dino Rossi filed his candidate paperwork this morning at the Secretary of State's office., making him the ninth candidate in the U.S. Senate race. Democrats Charles Allen of Seattle filed online yesterday evening, and the paperwork got processed this monring. Democrat Bob Burr of Bellingham filed this morning.
Republican Paul Akers is planning a 12:30 p.m. filing to coincide with a campaign evenet.
Other morning additions to the ballot:
Morgan Oyler, who lists the GOP Party preference, filed to run against Timm Ormsby in one of central Spokane's 3rd Legislative District House races.
Republican state Rep. Matt Shea filed for re-election in one of the Spokane Valley's 4th Legislative District House race.
Chris Bugbee became the fifth candidate in the Spokane County prosecutor's race.