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Thurston County, Washington

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May 6 - 10, 2024

Where and When to File

Filings are not complete until filing fees are paid.

Method Time Location

8:00 a.m., Monday, May 6


5:00 p.m., Friday, May 10

Filing now Closed.

Daily 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Monday, May 6 to

Friday, May 10

2400 Evergreen Park Dr. SW
Olympia, WA 98502

Daily 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Monday, May 6 to

Friday, May 10


Daily 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Monday, May 6 to

Friday, May 10

Download Declaration of Candidacy Form: 

​Benefits of Online Filing

Email notifications:

  • ​​When filing is approved
  • If another candidate files for the same position
  • Whether candidate participates in the Primary or General Election
  • Link to upload your voters' pamphlet statement and photo


Make sure you:​ 

  • Read all instructions carefully.
  • Pay your filing fee or have petition submitted before May 10 deadline. Filing fees are non-refundable.
  • File before the deadline.
  • Make sure you submit your voter pamphlet material by 5 p.m., May 21 (Precinct Committee Officers do not submit voter pamphlet material).

Contact our office at 360.786.5408 or Deaf & Hard-of-Hearing: 711 Washington Relay

*All information provided is public record.

​Candidate Ballot Order

The order of candidates on the Primary ballot or candidates moving directly to the General in Thurston County will be determined by random lot draw as required by RCW 29A.36.131. The random lot draw will be held shortly after 5:00 p.m. on Friday, May 10.  

The Thurston County Auditor's Elections Division is located at: 

2400 Evergreen Park Drive SW (The old Twin Star Credit Union building) 
Olympia, WA 98502 

Candidates or other interested parties are welcome to attend. 

For candidates on the Primary ballot, ballot order during the November General Election is determined by results of the Primary. The candidate with the most votes in the Primary is listed first.