Online Candidate Filing is now closed

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 Monday, May 11 at 9 AM through Friday, May 15 at 4 PM.  All candidate filings must be completed no later than 4 PM on Friday, May 15. Online filings submitted after 4 PM on Friday, May 15 will not be accepted. Assistance with this process is available by calling the Elections Office at (360) 378-3357 or emailing elections@sanjuanco.com.

In person filings will be accepted Monday, May 11 at 8 AM through Friday, May 15 at 4:30 PM.

The deadline to withdraw candidacy is Monday, May 18 by 4:30 PM.  Withdrawal Candidacy Form

Filing Fees

Filing fees are non-refundable.

Filing fees may be paid by debit or credit card. Fees may also be paid by check or cash. When paying by check, the check should be made payable to San Juan County Treasurer. All filing fees must be paid before the candidate filing is validated. 

Candidate Voters' Pamphlet Statements

San Juan County will be publishing both an online and paper edition Voters' Pamphlet. Your voters' pamphlet statement and photograph will be due on May 25. You will receive a separate email notification for submitting your candidate statements and photograph.

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

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 are you file.
    ·         You must have a valid email address.
    ·         If there is a filing fee, pay with a credit card.
    ·         Candidates for the CRC must be residents of the county and registered voters of the district in which 
              they run and have been registered voters in the county for at least five (5) years preceding their
              election.

Candidate statements are due Monday, May 25 by 4:30 PM.  Candidate statements can be emailed to elections@sanjuanco.com.  

This is the first page of the Online Candidate Filing Wizard. Click the link below to start the process of filing for an elected office in San Juan County.
                                       
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                                                          2020 Offices Open for Election 
Office  Term  File With  Filing Fee
United States
President/Vice President  4-year term, Partisan  State $0.00
Washington State
Governor  4-year term, Partisan  State $1,821.79
Lt. Governor  4-year term, Partisan  State $1,111.80
Secretary of State  4-year term, Partisan  State $1,305.60
State Treasurer  4-year term, Partisan  State $1,491.03
State Auditor  4-year term, Partisan  State $1,281.20
Attorney General  4-year term, Partisan  State $1,673.81
Commissioner of Public Lands  4-year term, Partisan  State $1,458.60
Superintendent of Public Instruction  4-year term, Nonpartisan  State $1,458.60
Insurance Commissioner  4-year term, Partisan  State $1,326.00
Congressional District 2
U.S. Representative  2-year term, Partisan  State $1,740.00
Legislative District 40
State Senator  4-year term, Partisan  State $527.66
State Representative Pos. 1  2-year term, Partisan  State $527.66
State Representative Pos. 2  2-year short and full term, Partisan  State $527.66
Supreme Court      
Justice Position 3  6-year short and full term, Nonpartisan
State  $2,107.32
Justice Position 4  6-year term, Nonpartisan State  $2,107.32
Justice Position 6  2-year unexpired term, Nonpartisan State  $2,107.32
Justice Position 7  6-year term, Nonpartisan State  $2,107.32
San Juan County
San Juan Superior Court Judge   4-year term, Nonpartisan  San Juan $1,909.85
Council Member 1 - San Juan  4-year term, Nonpartisan  San Juan $847.14
Council Member 2 - Orcas  4-year term, Nonpartisan  San Juan $847.14
Charter Review Commission District 1  San Juan 
CRC Member 1  1-year term, Nonpartisan   San Juan $0.00
CRC Member 2  1-year term, Nonpartisan   San Juan $0.00
CRC Member 3  1-year term, Nonpartisan   San Juan $0.00
CRC Member 4  1-year term, Nonpartisan   San Juan $0.00
CRC Member 5  1-year term, Nonpartisan   San Juan $0.00
CRC Member 6  1-year term, Nonpartisan   San Juan $0.00
CRC Member 7  1-year term, Nonpartisan   San Juan $0.00
CRC Member 8  1-year term, Nonpartisan   San Juan $0.00
CRC Member 9  1-year term, Nonpartisan   San Juan $0.00
Charter Review Commission District 2  Orcas 
CRC Member 1  1-year term, Nonpartisan   San Juan $0.00
CRC Member 2  1-year term, Nonpartisan   San Juan $0.00
CRC Member 3  1-year term, Nonpartisan   San Juan $0.00
CRC Member 4  1-year term, Nonpartisan   San Juan $0.00
CRC Member 5  1-year term, Nonpartisan   San Juan $0.00
CRC Member 6  1-year term, Nonpartisan   San Juan $0.00
Charter Review Commission District 3  Lopez 
CRC Member 1  1-year term, Nonpartisan   San Juan $0.00
CRC Member 2  1-year term, Nonpartisan   San Juan $0.00
CRC Member 3  1-year term, Nonpartisan   San Juan $0.00
Precinct Committee Office  - Each Precinct
Republican Party  2-year term, Partisan   San Juan $0.00
Democratic Party  2-year term, Partisan   San Juan $0.00



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