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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Tuesday, May 19, 2015
Contact:
Mary Hall, Thurston County Auditor, TCAuditor@co.thurston.wa.us
Valerie Walston, Voter Outreach Coordinator, WalstoV@co.thurston.wa.us

Special Three-Day Filing Period for Positions without Candidates
Candidates can file for fire, park, cemetery districts May 27-29

OLYMPIA, WA – A special three-day filing period will be held Wednesday, May 27 through Friday, May 29 to encourage citizens to consider filing declarations of candidacy for positions without candidates.

Open positions include:
  • Fire Protection District No. 15 (Munn Lake), Fire Commissioner—Position No. 1

  • Fire Protection District No. 15 (Munn Lake), Fire Commissioner—Position No. 2

  • Fire Protection District No. 16 (Gibson Valley), Fire Commissioner—Position No. 1

  • Tanglewilde Parks & Recreation District No. 1, Parks & Recreation Commissioner—Position No. 3

  • Tanglewilde Parks & Recreation District No. 1, Parks & Recreation Commissioner—Position No. 4

  • Cemetery District No. 2 (Yelm), Cemetery Commissioner—Position No. 2
These positions have no filing fee.


Candidates have several options for filing, including:
  • Online at ThurstonVotes.org beginning 9 a.m. on May 27 through 4 p.m. on May 29.

  • In person from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. on May 27, 28 and 29 at the Thurston County Auditor's Office in Building One, Room 118 at 2000 Lakeridge Drive SW in Olympia, 98502.

  • By mail at the same address—mailed filings must be received by 4:30 p.m. on Friday, May 29.

  • By fax at (360) 786-5223, or by email at elections@co.thurston.wa.us.


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County Commissioners:

Carolina Mejia
District 1

Gary Edwards
District 2

Tye Menser
District 3