Information for Candidates and Campaigns
Filing dates and Deadlines:
Further information, including a filing notice, will be posted here at a later date.
Online filing opens: Monday, May 14, 2018 at 9 am
Online filing closes promptly: Friday, May 18, 2018 at 4 pm
In person filing opens: Monday, May 14, 2018 at 7:30 am
In person filing closes promptly: Friday, May 18, 2018 at 5:30 pm
Candidate Declarations can also be accepted by mail beginning April 30, 2018 and must be received by 5:30 pm on May 18, 2018.
Filing fees and offices open for election in 2018 can be found on our Offices Open for Election page. Please note that all information provided is public record.
Additional resources for candidates can be found below:
Election Steps for Candidates
Candidate Photo and Statement Guidelines
Candidate Statement Examples
Political Sign Regulations
Public Disclosure Commission New Candidate Flyer
Public Disclosure Commission FAQ's
Candidate Filing Forms:
Candidate Declaration Form
Precinct Committee Officer Declaration of Candidacy
Write-In Declaration Form
Candidate Withdrawal Form
Filing Fee Petition Form
Public Discosure Commission Information:
Candidates for public office are required to file with the Washington Public Disclosure Commission (PDC). The type of filing and requirements vary depending on the type of office, the salary of the office, and campaign resources spent/collected. Please visit www.pdc.wa.gov or call 1-877-601-2828 if you have any questions on filing with the Commission.
If you need assistance or have any questions, contact Skamania County Elections at (509) 427-3730 or via email at email@example.com.