Candidates Information

Information and Dates

 May 11-15 Candidate filing week

Online Candidate Filing is available 24 hours a day from Monday, May 11th, 2020 at 9 am through Friday, May 15th, 2020 at 4 pm for offices open for election in 2020. 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 April 27
Online Candidate Filing Available May 11 – 15
Offices Open for Election 2020 – link
Pend Oreille County Elected Offices & Officials 2020
Candidates who have filed Available filing  week May 11-15

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.

2020 Pend Oreille County Offices Filing Fee:
County Commissioner Position No. 1     $567.00
County Commissioner Position No. 3    $567.00
PUD Commissioner Position No. 2         $308.00

Candidate Statements & Photograph for Voters’ Pamphlet Due May 22, 2020
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

Election Dates 2020

Pend Oreille County Election Office

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

Candidates & Campaigns


Public Disclosure Commission