Candidate Information

Candidate filing week - May 6 through May 10, 2024

Offices Open for Election

2024 Candidate Guide and  Administrative Rules

Candidates Who Have Filed  - San Juan County

When can I file for office?

  • Candidates may submit a declaration of candidacy by mail starting April 22.
  • In person filing begins May 6, 8 am
  • Online filing begins May 6, 8 am
  • Online filing ends May 10, 5 pm
  • All candidate filings ends May 10, 5 pm 
  • Deadline to withdraw May 13, 5 pm
    A Declaration of Candidacy may be withdrawn by submitting a written request for withdrawal to the Elections Office no later than 5 pm on the Monday following the last the day that a candidate may file. If this deadline is missed, you cannot receive an extension.  Filing fees are non-refundable.

How and where can I file? 

1. Online – fast and easy!

  • File online at:  Online Candidate Filing
  • Online is available only between May 6 at 8 am and ends May 10 at 5 pm. Sharp. Declarations must be submitted by 5 pm.
  • Pay your filing fee online with Visa, MasterCard or American Express.

2. In person

  • File here:

    San Juan County Elections Office
    55 Second St., Ste A
    Friday Harbor, WA 98250  

        Monday, May 6, 8 am through Friday, May 10,  5 pm
 3. By mail (The filing office cannot accept prior to 10 business days before the start of 
      filing week and must be in office by close of business of the last day of filing.)

      Mail your declaration and filing fee to:
      (Make check out to SJC Treasurer)

      San Juan County Election
      Candidate Filing
      P.O. Box 638
      Friday Harbor, WA 98250

 Candidate Filing Handbook and Forms 

Public Disclosure

Public Disclosure Commission
711 Capitol Way S. #206
Olympia, WA 98504-0908
Phone (360) 753-1111
Fax (360) 753-1112
Toll Free 1-877-601-2828

PDC Electronic Filing 

Political Sign Information

San Juan County Code 18.40.400 (C) – political signs are exempt from the regulations contained in SJCC 18.40.370 through 18.40.390:

Town of Friday Harbor Municipal Code 14.04.100 (F)