This is the first step in filing as a candidate online. Before you are officially recorded as a candidate for public office, your online filing will be reviewed for accuracy and completeness. Filings are not official until validated and approved by the Elections Office. Your name will appear on the San Juan County Website as a candidate for office once your Declaration of Candidacy is validated and approved.
San Juan County Elections Office will accept online candidate filings from this website from 9 a.m. Monday, May 14 through 4 p.m. Friday, May 18. All candidate filings must be completed no later than 4 p.m. on Friday, May 18. Online filings submitted after 4 p.m. on Friday, May 18 will not be accepted. Assistance with this process is available by calling the Elections Office at (360) 378-3357 or emailing firstname.lastname@example.org.
In person, emailed and faxed filings will be accepted Monday, May 14 at 8 a.m. trough Friday, May 18 at 4:30 p.m.
Offices Open for Filing
San Juan County
Prosecuting Attorney (4-year term, Partisan)
Assessor (4-year term, Nonpartisan)
Auditor (4-year term, Nonpartisan)
Clerk (4-year term, Nonpartisan)
Sheriff (4-year term, Nonpartisan)
Treasurer (4-year term, Nonpartisan)
Superior Court Judge (2-year unexpired term,
District Court Judge (4-year term, Nonpartisan)
San Juan County Council District 3 – Lopez Island
Council Residency District 3 (4-year term, Nonpartisan)
Every Precinct Committee Office for both Democrat and Republican Party - choose precinct when filing online.
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 file.
You must have a valid email address.
Withdrawal of Declaration of Candidacy
A Declaration of Candidacy may be withdrawn by submitting a written request of withdrawal to the San Juan County Elections Office no later than 4:30 p.m. Monday, May 21.