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The Spokane County Elections Office will open a special filing period for several elected positions which had no candidates file during the regular filing period. Candidate Filing is August 2nd - August 4th, 2023. The special three-day filing period begins on August 2nd for the districts listed below only:

Town of Spangle – (Mayor)
Town of Waverly – (Council Position No. 5)
Orchard Prairie School District - (Director Position No. 3 and 5)
Fire District No2 – (Commissioner Position No. 1, 2 and 3)
Fire District No10 – (Commissioner Position No. 2)
Irvin Water District - (Commissioner Position No. 2)
Val of The Horse Water District - (Commissioner Position No. 1)
Vel-View Water District – (Commissioner Position No. 1, 2 and 3)
Hangman Hills Water District – (Commissioner Position No. 1, 2 and 3)
Spangle Cemetery District – (Commissioner Position No. 2)
Waverly Cemetery District – (Commissioner Position No. 1, 2, and 3)

These vacant positions will appear on the General Election Ballot.  The candidate that receives the most votes will be elected to fill the term.  If the office has a filing fee, please be prepared to pay the required filing fee in full at the time of filing.  

Candidates may not withdraw at any time when filing for office during a Special 3 Day Filing period.

To file for one of the listed positions, file online starting at 9:00 AM on August 2nd until 4:00 PM on August 4th or fill out the Candidate Declaration Form (PDF) and submit the form via email or in-person at the Spokane County Elections Office.

Spokane County special filing closes August 4th, 2023, at 4 PM.

For further assistance you may contact Spokane County Elections at 509-477-2320.

Visit the Washington Secretary of State website for Candidate Filing Frequently Asked Questions.

Candidate Online Voters’ Guide Statements & Photos

The Spokane County Elections will be providing an Voters’ Guide for the General Election. After your Declaration of Candidacy has been validated, you will receive a separate email notification describing how to submit your candidate statement and photograph.

Online Candidate Filing Portal