Washington Administrative Code
Title 434 - Secretary of State
Chapter 434-215 - Declarations of candidacy and filing procedures
Section 434-215-025 - Filing fee petitions

Universal Citation: WA Admin Code 434-215-025

Current through Register Vol. 22-12, June 15, 2022

(1) When a candidate submits a filing fee petition in lieu of his or her filing fee, as authorized by RCW 29A.24.091, voters eligible to vote on the office in the general election are eligible to sign the candidate's filing fee petition.

(2) A candidate submitting a filing fee petition in the place of a filing fee may not file the declaration of candidacy electronically.

(3) A candidate submitting a filing fee petition must submit all signatures when filing the declaration of candidacy. The candidate cannot supplement the signatures at a later date.

(4) The filing officer shall verify the candidate has submitted sufficient number of valid signatures equal to the filing fee. The first valid signature of a voter counts toward the number of signatures required. Duplicate signatures are invalid.

Amended by WSR 14-06-040, filed 2/26/14, effective 3/29/2014

Amended by WSR 19-01-102, Filed 12/18/2018, effective 1/18/2019

Statutory Authority: RCW 29A.04.611, 29A.04.255. 11-05-008, § 434-215-025, filed 2/3/11, effective 3/6/11. Statutory Authority: RCW 29A.04.611. 10-03-072, § 434-215-025, filed 1/18/10, effective 2/18/10; 08-15-052, § 434-215-025, filed 7/11/08, effective 8/11/08; 07-09-036, § 434-215-025, filed 4/11/07, effective 5/12/07.

Reviser's note: The brackets and enclosed material in the text of the above section occurred in the copy filed by the agency.

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