This page will accept candidate filings for Stevens County offices only.

Congratulations on your decision to run for public office!  This is the first step in filing as a candidate. Before you are officially recorded as a candidate for public office, your Declaration of Candidacy must be reviewed by the Election Department for accuracy and completeness. Your name will appear on the Stevens County Elections web site at vote.stevenscountywa.com as a candidate for office once your Declaration of Candidacy is validated and approved.

Stevens County will accept Declarations of Candidacy at this website from, May 13, 2019, at 9:00 a.m. through Friday, May 17, 2019, at 4:00 p.m.  Online Declarations of Candidacy submitted after 4:00 p.m. on May 17, 2019, will not be accepted unless done from a Kiosk in our office.  For questions or assistance please contact the Stevens County Election Department at: (509)-684-7514, toll free: (866)-307-9060 or by email atelections@stevenscountywa.com .

To submit a Declaration of Candidacy using this website, you must meet the following requirements:

  • You must be a registered voter in the district for which you are filing
  • You must have a valid email address.

Filing Fees:

Filing fees are calculated as 1% of the annual salary for the position you are filing for. You may use a credit or debit card when filing online. If the filing fee is not paid by using a debit or credit card, the filing fee must be received by the Stevens County Election Department no later than 4:30 p.m. on Friday, May 17, 2019 or your Declaration of Candidacy will not be accepted.  Candidate filing fees are not refundable.

Withdrawal of Candidacy:

The last day to withdraw your candidacy is Monday, May 20, 2019 at 4:30 p.m.  There is no opportunity to withdraw your candidacy after a special 3-day filing period.

Note: Knowingly providing false information on a Declaration of Candidacy is a class C felony as provided by RCW 29A.84.711.

The link below will be available beginning Monday, May 13, 2019, 9:00 a.m. until Friday, May 17, 2019, 4:00 p.m. to begin the Online Candidate Filing Process.

Online Candidate Filing is closed at this time.
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