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Filing For Office In 2015

All information submitted during filing week is public record.  Filing for office in 2015 can be accomplished in one of the following ways:
All candidates are encouraged to file online.  If the office has a filing fee, a credit card is required for payment.
Begins at 9:00 AM on Monday, May 11
Ends at 4:00 PM on Friday, May 15
If you are unable to file online, you may submit a Declaration of Candidacy in one of the following ways:
In Person  
Candidates will be directed to complete their filing at a computer set up in our office.
Whatcom County Auditor
            311 Grand Avenue, Suite 103
            Bellingham, WA  98225
            Begins at 8:30 AM Monday, May 11
            Ends at 4:30 PM Friday, May 15
By Mail
All Declarations of Candidacies sent through the US Postal service must be received at our office by 4:30 PM Friday, May 15.
Electronic (Fax, Email)
Same deadlines and requirements apply as for in-person filing.  If payment of a filing fee is required, electronic filing is not complete until receipt of the fee.
Voters Pamphlet Information
More information coming soon. 
State Filing Guide (PDF) A filing guide, State Voter Pamphlet Guide
Ballot Order Information

Ballot order will be set by a lot draw on Friday May 15th at 5:00pm in our office. The drawing is open to the public.

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