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Washington Democrats and Republicans who filed online to run for precinct committee officer will need to do it again by Friday afternoon.
A Spokane Valley Republican is challenging Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers, contending she was wrong to allow the national debt to grow by supporting relief packages to help people and businesses during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Spokane attorney Tom McGarry files for House against Jenny Graham. Businessman Mike Conrad files for Valley House seat.
Washington candidates who can’t afford the filing fee next week won’t have to go the alternate route of gathering a voter’s signature for every $1 in the fee.
Spin Control reprises its eight rules for running for office for the 2019 crop of candidates.
One incumbent and several new candidates have filed to run for office on the second day of filing week.
First-time candidates file for Spokane-area legislative seats.
As filing week nears, some memories about the way it used to begin – and end
Some things are creative during filing week. Others are familiar.
Candidates for federal state, legislative and county races have until Friday to file for office.
With just today left in filing week, the Spokane County elections office said Thursday there were more than three dozen elective positions with no candidates filed.
Candidate filings on Thursday included two challengers to appointed state Rep. Mary Dye in the 9th Legislative District House race.
Local races starting to fill out.
It's Filing Week in Washington state. Candidates with hopes and dreams of winning a local political office have to get their paperwork in by Friday. The mid-morning list for Spokane County can be found inside.
Washington residents with political ambitions have from Monday morning until Friday afternoon to file for office. Voters will elect 10 members of the U.S. House, half the state Senate, the full state House, four state Supreme Court justices and many county executive posts in this fall’s election. Except for the judicial positions, most offices are partisan, so candidates are asked to indicate which party they prefer when they file their paperwork and pay the filing fee, 1 percent of the salary for the office sought.
Candidates for local offices around Washington will officially enter their races this week as filing week begins this morning. On the ballot this year are council seats in cities and towns throughout Washington, as well as many mayoral slots. The city of Spokane has three openings – one for each council district – and the city of Spokane Valley has four at-large council seats on this year’s ballot.