San Juan County Elections

Donald E. Eaton


Special Three-Day Filing Period for Orcas Port Commissioner to be held
July 26, 27 and 28, 2017





The Elections Office is opening a special three-day filing period for the Port of Orcas Port Commissioner #1 office. 

Candidate filings can be made in person from 8 a.m. on Wednesday, July 26, until 4:30 p.m. on Friday, July 28.  Online filings will be accepted from 9 a.m. on Wednesday, July 26, through 4 p.m. on Friday, July 28.  Mailed filings must be received by Friday, July 28.  If there is still a void in candidacy after the special three-day filing period, the office will not appear on the November 7, 2017, General Election ballot.

More information about filing for the office may be obtained by contacting the Elections Office by phone at (360) 378-3357, by email at, in person at 55 Second St, Friday Harbor, or by mail at PO Box 638, Friday Harbor, WA 98250. 

Voter Registration Deadlines Approaching for the August Primary.

The upcoming August 1, 2017 Primary will have voters on San Juan Island deciding on School Board Directors. The School Board Director #1 race has four candidates and Director #2 has three candidates on the ballot. The top two vote-gatherers in each race will proceed to the General Election in November.

For those not yet registered to vote in the state of Washington, they will have until July 24 if they register in-person at the Elections Office. 

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