Twelve people signed up Monday to run for elected offices in Jefferson County on opening day of filing for the fall elections.
Four races, including county commissioner for District 3 and sheriff, were officially contested by the end of the day.
Overall, there are eight county and two public utility district seats on the ballot.
The filing period continues today through Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. in the auditor’s office at the Jefferson County Courthouse, 1820 Jefferson St., Port Townsend.
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