City of Soap Lake Councilor, Seat 3

Employer / Organization

City of Soap Lake

Next Election

Aug 03, 2021

Filing Window

May 17, 2021 - May 21, 2021

Description

The City Council members are elected at large by the city’s residents to serve four-year terms. As the city’s legislative body, the City Council is responsible for the implementation of programs and services provided by the city, as well as hearing the concerns of local citizens. The City Council has appointment authority for positions such as City Manager and also appoints citizens to various advisory committees.

Application Guidelines
The filing window for this position begins the Monday two weeks prior to Memorial Day and ends on the Friday of that week (5 days). Candidacy filing papers can be acquired at and are submitted to either the county elections office or the Secretary of State’s Office in Olympia. For non-partisan offices, if there is only two candidates filed for a position they will run against each other in the November election. If more than two candidates file for a non-partisan office, than the non-partisan office will go through the August primary and the top two vote getters will advance to the November election for the seat. For a partisan office, the candidates will run in the August primary even if only two people are participating. This may create scenarios where the same candidates participate for the same seat in the August primary and November election. For any further questions, the Grant County Elections office can be reached at 509-754-2011 ext 2743 or dosborn@grantcountywa.gov, and the Secretary of State’s Office can be reached at (36) 92-4151 or mail@sos.wa.gov. ***Washington is one of the only states with online filing for candidacy. For more information regarding filing online, please see here:http://www.kingcounty.gov/depts/elections/for-candidates/online-candidate-filing.aspx

Submit application to:
Grant County Auditor, 35 C St. NW, Ephrata, WA, 98823, US