Auditor to hold special three-day filing period for four elected offices with no candidates

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At the close of the regular candidate filing period on Friday, May 19, 2023, Clark County election officials had not received candidate filings for four elected offices: Town of Yacolt, Councilor, Positions 1 and 5; Green Mountain School District, Director, Position 1; and Clark County Fire Protection District 13, Commissioner, Position 3.

Pursuant to Washington state law, a special three-day filing period must be held for these offices. There are no filing fees associated with these four offices. All candidates who file during this period will appear on the general election ballot.

The Auditor’s Office has scheduled the special filing period to begin at 8 am Wednesday, Aug. 2, and end at 5 pm Friday, Aug. 4, 2023. Any voter residing within these districts is qualified to file. Anyone wishing to file can do so at the Clark County Elections Office, 1408 Franklin St.

Candidates may also file online at Online filing hours are 8 am Wednesday, Aug. 2, to 5 pm Friday, Aug. 4, 2023.

If needed, a lot drawing to determine the candidate order on the ballot will take place at 9 a.m. on Monday, Aug. 7, 2023.

For more information, contact the Elections Office at 564.397.2345.

Greg Kimsey, Auditor, 564.397.2078
Cathie Garber, Elections director, 564.397.2345