In order to get your name on the ballot for a federal, state, or local office in 2020, you must file a Declaration of Candidacy. To file for office you will need:
Filing window: 9 a.m. May 11 - 4 p.m. May 15.
Payment method: Filing fees (if any) may be paid by credit card.
Filing window: Declaration of Candidacy form or PCO Declaration of Candidacy form must be received April 27 - May 15.
Payment methods: Filing fees (if any) may be paid by check.
Address: Some offices file with Snohomish County and others with the Secretary of State’s office. Check the lists below to see where to file.
Snohomish County Elections
3000 Rockefeller Ave. M/S 505
Everett, WA 908201
Washington Secretary of State
PO Box 40220
Olympia, WA 98504-0220
Filing window: 9 a.m. May 11 - 5 p.m. May 15.
Candidates who cannot file online or by mail can call Snohomish County Elections and we will work with you to find a solution.
To withdraw from a race, a withdrawal form must be received by 5 p.m. Monday, May 18.