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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Monday, March 2, 2015
Mary Hall, Thurston County Auditor, TCAuditor@co.thurston.wa.us
Valerie Walston, Voter Outreach Coordinator, WalstoV@co.thurston.wa.us

Thurston County Elections to Hold Candidate Workshop
People considering running for office invited to Apr. 2 meeting

TUMWATER, WA – On Thursday, April 2 from 5:30 to 7 p.m., Thurston County Elections will hold a Candidate Filing Workshop for anyone interested in running for office this year. This workshop will be held at the Thurston County Elections Ballot Processing Center, located at 2905 29th Ave. SW, Suite E in Tumwater, 98512.

The Candidate Workshop will include information on how and where to file, candidate statements and photos for the voters' pamphlet, social media ideas, a presentation by the Public Disclosure Commission, and a tour of the Ballot Processing Center.

Open positions include a Superior Court judge, a Port of Olympia commissioner, city mayors, city and town council members, school district directors, fire commissioners, park and recreation commissioners, and cemetery commissioners.

A full list of offices that will appear on the 2015 ballot may be downloaded here: www.co.thurston.wa.us/auditor/elections/2015elections/2015_open_offices.pdf


County Commissioners:

Carolina Mejia
District 1

Gary Edwards
District 2

Tye Menser
District 3