Candidate filing week is May 15-19
Last updated 5/11/2023 at 8:47am
Want to run for Edmonds mayor? How about a council seat?
Candidate filing for the 2023 primary ballot begins 9 a.m. Monday, May 15, and concludes May 19 at 4 p.m.
More than 170 local offices are up for election, including county executive, assessor, auditor, clerk, sheriff, treasurer, and councilmembers; city and town mayors and councilmembers; fire district commissioners; school board directors; and water and sewer district commissioners.
See a complete list at snoco.org/elections, where you can also file.
In-person filing is available at the Snohomish County Auditor’s Office May 15-19 during regular business hours, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. It’s at 3000 Rockefeller Ave., Everett.
To file for office, you must be a registered voter. All positions except municipal court judge also require a candidate to be a registered voter within the district.
In anticipation of candidate filing week, Snohomish County Elections presented candidate workshops to educate potential candidates on filing for office, guidelines for the local voters’ pamphlet, and other important candidate information.
Snohomish County Elections also hosted a campaign finance reporting workshop presented by the Washington State Public Disclosure Commission.
A recording of the candidate workshop is available on the Snohomish County Elections website.