Three-day filing period open for eight seats

PORT TOWNSEND — A special three-day filing period will be conducted next month for eight public offices in Jefferson County, the auditor’s office said.

The period will be open from 8:30 a.m. June 7 to 4:30 p.m. June 9 at the Jefferson County Auditor’s Office, 1820 Jefferson St., Port Townsend.

The offices include:

• Queets/Clearwater School District Position 3, a four-year at-large seat.

• Queets/Clearwater School District Position 5, a two-year unexpired term for an at-large seat.

• Clearwater Fire District No. 7, Position 1, a two-year unexpired term.

• Clearwater Fire District No. 7, Position 2, a six-year short and full term.

• Clearwater Fire District No. 7, Position 3, a four-year unexpired term.

• Paradise Bay Water District No. 1, Position 2, a six-year term.

• Paradise Bay Water District No. 1, Position 3, a two-year unexpired term.

• Brinnon Water District No. 2, Position 2, a six-year short and full term.

No candidate filed for the positions during the regular filing period.

Candidates who file during the special period may not withdraw. The races will appear only on the general election ballot no matter how many candidates file for office.

If no candidates file for an office, the seat will be determined to be lapsed and will not appear on the general election ballot, the auditor’s office said.

Candidates may file in person, via email as an attachment to, by fax at 360-385-9228 or by mail at Jefferson County Elections, P.O. Box 563, Port Townsend WA 98368.

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