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April 19, 2016

Candidate filing period opens May 16

SKAGIT COUNTY – Filing for candidacy begins Monday, May 16, 2016 and ends Friday, May 20, 2016 during normal business hours, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., at the Skagit County Auditor’s Office.

Candidates can also file online 24 hours a day beginning May 16, 2016 at 9 a.m. and ending May 20, 2016 at 4 p.m.

Candidates can file in the Office of the County Auditor, 2nd floor of the County Administration Building, 2nd & Kincaid, Mount Vernon or online at: www.skagitcounty.net/elections.

All candidates must be registered voters and possess the qualifications specified by law.

Candidates for office in Skagit County who will be out of the county during the filing period should contact Skagit County Elections for absentee filing instructions.

Candidates may file by mail beginning May 2, 2016 and ending at 4:30 p.m. on the last day of the regular filing period. Filings received through the mail before or after the prescribed time, regardless of postmark, are invalid and will be returned.

All open offices, with the filing fees, and incumbents, are listed on our website: www.skagitcounty.net/elections. This includes Precinct Committee Officers for both parties.

For more information, contact the Skagit County Elections Department: (360) 416-1702 or scelections@co.skagit.wa.us. The mailing address is Skagit County Elections, PO Box 1306, Mount Vernon, WA 98273.

Contact: Barbara Leander (360) 416-1702