No Direct Everett Offices On Fall Ballot As Candidate Filing Period Opens Monday

May 15, 2022

Everett Government

The Primary Election is set for August 2nd and General Election is November 8th.

We’ve received a number of announcements from people declaring they are running for office this fall.

On Monday those words turn into actions as the official candidate filing period opens.

There are no specific City of Everett races on the ballot this year but there are some other offices that have a direct influence on Everett including State Senator and two House Representative positions in the 38th District as well as Snohomish PUD District 1, some Judicial positions and of course U.S. Congress and U.S. Senator. You can click here for a list of all offices expected on the ballot in Snohomish County.If you are interested in filing here’s more information from the Snohomish County Auditor’s Office.


– Candidate filing begins at 9:00 a.m. on Monday, May 16, for the 2022 ballot.  There are 41 offices available for filing including U.S. Senator, U.S. Representative, State Senator, State Representative, judicial positions, County Prosecuting Attorney and Public Utility District Commissioner.  Candidate filings for political party Precinct Committee Officer positions will also be accepted. A complete list of offices up for election can be found at

Candidates may file online at starting at 9:00 a.m. on Monday, May 16, until 4:00 p.m. Friday, May 20.  In-person filing for races wholly within Snohomish County is available at the Snohomish County Auditor’s Office from May 16 through May 20 during the business hours of 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.   Candidates for statewide and multi-county offices may file online or in-person with the Washington State Secretary of State in Olympia.

The Snohomish County Auditor’s Office is located on the first floor of the Administration West Building at 3000 Rockefeller Avenue in Everett.

To file for office, an individual must be a registered voter.  Positions may have additional requirements such as being a registered voter within the district, being a minimum age, or paying a filing fee.  Requirements for each position can be found in the 2022 Candidate Guide posted at

Each candidate will provide the following at the time of filing:


  • Name (as listed in the voter registration records)
  • Date of birth
  • Email address
  • Filing fee (if applicable)


Additional information, including a complete list of offices up for election, candidate filing fees, and position qualifications, is available at  Contact Snohomish County Elections at (425) 388-3444 or with questions.


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