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Posted on: May 23, 2023

San Juan County Holds Special Three-day Filing Period in June

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SAN JUAN COUNTY, WA. May 23, 2023 – San Juan County's Elections Office is opening a special three-day filing period in June for those offices where no candidates filed during the regular candidate filing week. The special three-day filing period will be held in accordance with RCW 29A.24.181 only for the offices listed below. 

Candidate filings can be made in person or by mail starting Wednesday, June 7 at 8:00 AM until Friday, June 9 at 4:30 PM. Online candidate filings will be accepted starting Wednesday, June 7 at 9:00 AM until Friday, June 9 at 4:00 PM. If there is still a void in candidacy after the special three-day filing period, the office will not appear on the November 7, 2023, General Election ballot. 

More information about filing for the offices listed below may be obtained by contacting the Elections Office at 55 Second St, PO Box 638, Friday Harbor, WA 98250, by calling (360) 378-3357, or by emailing the elections office at: elections@sanjuanco.com.  Information can also be found at the San Juan County Elections Office website at www.sanjuanco.com/elections

THE ONLY OFFICES FOR WHICH FILINGS WILL BE ACCEPTED ARE:

District

Office

Term

Orcas Island School District No. 137

Director 5

4-year term

SJC Fire Protection District No. 5

Commissioner 1

2-year unexpired

SJC Fire Protection District No. 5

Commissioner 2

4-year unexpired

SJC Cemetery District No. 3 (Orcas)

Commissioner 3 

6-year regular

Eastsound Sewer & Water District

Commissioner 4

4-year unexpired

 

About the San Juan County Auditor’s Office 

The San Juan County Auditor’s Office is responsible for financial reporting and budgeting for the County, overseeing elections, processing licenses, and more. The department’s main office is located at 350 Court Street, Friday Harbor, WA 98250. For more information about San Juan County’s Auditor’s Office, visit www.sanjuanco.com/165/Auditor. 

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