Candidates Information

Information and Dates

 May 17-21 Candidate filing week

Online Candidate Filing is available 24 hours a day from Monday, May 17th, 2021 at 9 am through Friday, May 21st, 2021 at 4 pm for offices open for election in 2021. 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.

Mail in Candidate Declarations accepted May 3
Online Candidate Filing Available May 17 – 21
Last day to Withdraw May 24
Candidate Statements Due May 28
Offices Open for Election 2021 – link
Scheduled Races 2021
Offices Open in Pend Oreille County for 2021 Election
Full Offices & Officials list May 2021
Candidates who have filed  Available filing  week May 17-21

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