Additional candidates file for Clallam County seats

Peninsula Daily News

The field of candidates running for public office in Clallam County grew to 32 Tuesday as the Auditor’s Office reported eight more candidate filed their election forms.

Tuesday was the second day of filing week for the Nov. 5 general election.

If more than two candidates file for one position, they all will face off in the Aug. 6 primary, with the top two vote-getters advancing to the general election.

Forty-four seats are open on the governing boards of the Port of Port Angeles; the cities of Port Angeles, Sequim and Forks; and school, hospital, fire and water districts.

All the positions are nonpartisan.

Here’s a list of candidates who filed Tuesday:

■ Incumbent Daisy Anderson — Forks-area Hospital District commissioner, District 1.

■ Incumbent Brad Collins — Port Angeles City Council, Position 1.

■ Incumbent Genaveve Starr — Sequim City Council, Position 5

■ Michael Howe — Sequim School Board, District 2.

■ Charles Perdomo — Clallam County Fire District No. 3 commissioner, Position 3.

■ Incumbent Sam Nugent — Clallam County Fire District No. 4 commissioner, Position 3.

■ Mike McCarty — Port Angeles School Board, Position 2.

■ Incumbent Donald Grafstrom — Quillayute Valley Park and Recreation District, Position 1.

Those are added to the 24 who filed Monday.

Candidates can file their declarations of candidacy for any seats up for election in person at the Auditor’s Office in the basement of the county courthouse, 223 E. Fourth St. in Port Angeles, between 8:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. today through Friday.

Declarations also can be printed from the county elections Web page at http://tinyurl.com/bnvts7e and submitted by mail to Clallam County Elections, 223 E. Fourth St., Suite 1, Port Angeles, WA, 98362.

They must be received by Friday and will not be valid if they are only postmarked by that date.

Last modified: May 14. 2013 5:52PM
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