Washington Administrative Code
Title 434 - Secretary of State
Chapter 434-215 - Declarations of candidacy and filing procedures
Section 434-215-180 - Write-in candidates

Universal Citation: WA Admin Code 434-215-180
Current through Register Vol. 22-12, June 15, 2022

A candidate desiring to file as a write-in candidate must file the write-in declaration of candidacy no later than 8:00 p.m. on election day. If a write-in declaration of candidacy is filed with the filing officer after the close of the regular candidate filing period per RCW 29A.24.050 and more than eighteen days before a primary or election, no filing fee is required.

Candidates filing a write-in declaration of candidacy on or after the eighteenth day before a primary or election must pay a filing fee at the time of filing the declaration. Offices with a fixed annual salary of more than one thousand dollars must pay a filing fee equal to one percent of the annual salary at the time of the regular filing period as per RCW 29A.24.-050. For all other offices, a filing fee of twenty-five dollars is required.

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

Statutory Authority: RCW 29A.04.611, 29A.04.620, and 29A.04.630. 11-24-064, § 434-215-180, filed 12/6/11, effective 1/6/12.

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