Candidates Information

Information and Dates

May 16-20 Candidate filing week (opens May 16)
Declaration of Candidacy Form

State Offices Open for Election 2022
Pend Oreille County Offices Open for Election 2022
Full List Elected Officials in Pend Oreille County 2022

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.

2022 Pend Oreille County Offices Filing Fee:
Assessor $699.00
Auditor $699.00
County Clerk $699.00
County Commissioner No. 2 $699.00
District Court Judge $1,901.00
Prosecuting Attorney $1,617.00
Sheriff $958.00
Treasurer $699.00
PUD Commissioner District No. 3 $308
Precinct Committee Officer PCO -no filing fees

Candidate Information and Guides
For Candidates and Campaigns 2022
State Candidates Guide 2022

Candidate Statements & Photograph for Voters’ Pamphlet Due May 27, 2022

Candidate Filing Requirements:

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

Local Voters’ Pamphlet Administrative Rules:
Administrative Rules Local Voters Pamphlet 2022

Candidates must also file with PDC:
Public Disclosure Commission

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

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

Pend Oreille County Election Office

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

Candidates & Campaigns


Public Disclosure Commission