Jefferson County sets forums on running for office

PORT TOWNSEND — The League of Women Voters of Jefferson County will present a series of presentations for residents considering running for public office beginning next Tuesday.

The presentations, which will stream on Zoom, will feature interviews with county office holders.

The interviews will cover their reasons for running, how they planned their campaign, campaign budgeting and will touch on the duties and time demands of the office.

Due to provisions of the Open Public Meetings Act, interviews may not cover past, present or future official business.

During the first session, the league will interview commissioners from the Port of Port Townsend at 2:30 p.m. Tuesday, March 2.

To join the meeting, visit; the meeting ID is 820 1736 3138.

The second session, set for 11 a.m. Friday, March 5, will feature board members from the Port Townsend and Chimacum school districts.

To join the meeting, visit; the meeting ID is 828 4180 6956.

The final session, planned for 4 p.m. Friday, March 5, will focus on members of the Port Townsend City Council.

To join the meeting, visit; the meeting ID is 841 3956 6620.

Links to all three sessions are available at; recordings of the programs will be posted there after each session is completed.

The candidate filing period for 2021 opens at 8:30 a.m., Monday, May 17, and closes at 4:30 p.m. Friday, May 21.

Filing information is available at

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