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Posted on: May 22, 2017

[ARCHIVED] Special 3-Day Filing Period May 24 - May 26

There will be a special three-day filing period for offices up for election in which no candidate filed during official filing week.  The offices will be on the November 7th General Election ballot.  

The special three-day filing period will be held Wednesday, May 24 - Friday, May 26.  The offices and positions open for filing are:


City of Everson, Council Position 5  (2-year unexpired)

Samish Water District, Commissioner Position 2  (6-year)

Acme Water District, Commissioner Position 1  (4-year unexpired)

Acme Water District, Commissioner Position 2  (6-year)

Acme Water District, Commissioner Position 3  (2-year unexpired)

Cemetery District 1, Commissioner Position 2  (6-year)

Cemetery District 2, Commissioner Position 1  (4-year unexpired)

Cemetery District 2, Commissioner Position 2  (Short & full 6-year)

Cemetery District 4, Commissioner Position 2  (6-year)

Cemetery District 8, Commissioner Position 1  (4-year unexpired)

Cemetery District 11, Commissioner Position 2  (6-year)

Lynden Regional Park & Recreation District, Commissioner Position 1  (4-year)

Lynden Regional Park & Recreation District, Commissioner Position 4  (4-year)

Columbia Valley Park & Recreation District, Commissioner Position 4  (4-year)


Declarations of Candidacy can be filed:


•Online:  www.whatcomcounty.us/auditor  

Online filing will open at 8:30 a.m., Wednesday, May 24, and will close at 4:30 p.m., Friday, May 26.


•In person:  Whatcom County Auditor’s Office, 311 Grand Ave., Suite 103, Bellingham. Wednesday, May 24 – Friday, May 26, 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.


•Fax:  (360) 778-5101


•Email:  elections@co.whatcom.wa.us


•Mail:  Whatcom County Auditor’s Office, Election Division, 311 Grand Ave., Suite 103, Bellingham, WA 98225


Declarations of Candidacy must be received in the Auditor’s Office no later than 4:30 p.m., Friday, May 26, 2017.  Declarations of Candidacy received after the deadline are invalid and will be returned to the applicant.


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