Candidates Information

Information and Dates

May 17-21 Candidate filing week (now closed)

Aug 4 -6 Special 3 Day Filing Period

Special 3-Day online Candidate Filing will be available 24 hours a day from Wednesday, August 4 at 9 am through Friday, August 6 at 4 pm for unfiled positions, RCW 29A.24.181. Your name will appear on Pend Oreille County Elections’ website as a candidate for the office in which you filed once your Declaration of Candidacy has been received and validated.

Online Candidate Filing Available August 4 -6
Last day to Withdraw (no withdraw for Special 3-Day)
Candidate Statements Due August 10 4:00pm
Offices open for the Special 3 Day Filing
Offices Open for Election 2021 – link
Offices Open in Pend Oreille County for 2021 Election
Offices and Officials July 2021

Candidate Filing Fee
Filing Fee is 1% of salary for yearly salaries over $1,000. It is $10.00 for an annual salary of $1,000 or less. If paid for attending meeting (per diem), with no fixed annual salary, then no filing fee is required.

2021 Pend Oreille County Offices Filing Fee:
City of Newport Mayor     $84.00

Online Filing Instructions 2021

Candidate Statements & Photograph for Voters’ Pamphlet Due May 28, 2021
Voters Pamphlet Instructions

Candidate Filing Requirements:

  • Registered to Vote
  • Live in District
  • Live in Commissioner District, if applicable

Candidates must also file with PDC by clicking :
Public Disclosure Commission

Placement of Campaign Signs and Placards along Washington State Highways:
DOT Sign Placement Information

Precinct Committee Officers PCO:
Precinct Committee Officer – no filing fee

Contact your local political party for more information about becoming a Precinct Committee Officer (PCO):
Democratic Party
Republican Party

Pend Oreille County Election Office

Old Courthouse Building
625 W 4th Street – PO Box 5015
Newport WA 99156

Candidates & Campaigns


Public Disclosure Commission