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Congratulations on your decision to run for public office!

This is the first step in filing as a candidate.  Before you are officially recorded as a candidate for public office, your online Declaration of Candidacy must be reviewed for accuracy and completeness.  Filings are not official until validated and approved by the Elections Office.  Your name will appear on the Grays Harbor County Elections website as a candidate for office once your Declaration of Candidacy is validated and approved.

Grays Harbor County Elections Office will accept Declarations of Candidacy at this website from 9:00 a.m. Monday, May 11, 2015, through 4:00 p.m. Friday, May 15, 2015.  Online submissions of Declarations of Candidacy must be completed no later than 4:00 p.m. on Friday, May 15, 2015.  Online Declarations of Candidacy submitted after 4:00 p.m. on Friday will not be accepted.  However, you will still be able to file in person at our office until 4:30 p.m. Friday.  Assistance with this process is available by calling the Elections Office at (360) 249-4232.

To submit a Declaration of Candidacy using this website, you must meet the following requirements:

          *  You must be a registered voter in the district for which you are filing

        *  You must have a valid email address

Withdrawal of Declaration of Candidacy

A Declaration of Candidacy may be withdrawn by submitting a written request for withdrawal to the Grays Harbor County Elections Office no later than 5:00 p.m. on May 15, 2015.

Filing Fees

Your filing fees may be paid by debit or credit card using this online filing wizard.  If the filing fee is not paid by debit or credit card, the Elections Office must receive your filing fee by 4:30 p.m. on Friday, May 15, 2015.  

Candidate Voters' Pamphlet Statements

Grays Harbor County will be publishing an online Voter's Pamphlet.  You will receive an email once you have filed with instructions on how to upload a statement and a photograph.  You will also have the opportunity to provide a video of your statement.  You will be notified on the details through your email.

Knowingly providing false information on a Declaration of Candidacy is a class C felony as provided by RCW 29A.84.711.

This is the first page of the Self-Service Candidate Filing Wizard.  Click the link below to start the process of filing for elected office in Grays Harbor County.


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