Online Candidate Filing

3-day Online Candidate Filing is Closed
This is the first step in filing as a candidate online. Before you are officially recorded as a candidate for public office, your online filing will be reviewed for accuracy and completeness. Filings are not official until validated and approved by the Elections Office. Your name will appear on the San Juan County Website as a candidate for office once your Declaration of Candidacy is validated and approved. 

San Juan County Elections Office will accept online candidate filings from this website from 9 a.m. Wednesday, May 22 through 4 p.m. Friday, May 24. All candidate filings must be completed no later than 4 p.m. on Friday, May 24. Online filings submitted after 4 p.m. on Friday, May 24 will not be accepted. Assistance with this process is available by calling the Elections Office at (360) 378-3357 or emailing
To submit a Declaration of Candidacy using this website, you must meet the following requirements:
  • You must be a registered voter in the district for which you file.
  • You must have a valid email address.
Withdrawal of Declaration of Candidacy
You may not withdraw once you have filed.
Offices open for 3- day filing

Shaw Island School District Director #1
Port of Orcas Commissioner #2
San Juan County Cemetery District #3 Commissioner #2
San Juan County Cemetery District #3 Commissioner #3
Cape San Juan Water District Commissioner #2
Cape San Juan Water District  Commissioner #3
Eastsound Sewer & Water District Commissioner #5


Knowingly providing false information on a Declaration of Candidacy is a class C felony as provided by RCW 29A.84.711.
This is the first page of the Online Candidate Filing Wizard. Click the link below to start the process of filing for elected office in San Juan County.