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16 Weeks to Candidate Filing

Interested in running for elected office?

In just 16 weeks from Monday, January 23, candidate filing opens for positions on the November 2023 ballot. Candidate filing is May 15 – 19, closing at 4:30 pm on May 19. The primary election is on August 1, 2023, and the general is on November 7, 2023.
Some local races worth noting:
Highline School District: Three out of five seats are up for election.
Board members Aaron Garcia, Carrie Howell, and Azeb Hagos are all in seats that will be up for a vote this year. Meet your board at:
Aaron Garcia represents District 1, an area comprised of White Center plus parts of Burien.
Carrie Howell, District 3, represents an area that includes a large part of Normandy Park plus some of Seatac.
Azeb Hagos, district 5, represents much of Des Moines, plus a tiny part of Normandy Park.
To see exact boundaries, view this map. (Note the boundaries do not correspond to a specific city or school zone attendance area such as a high school’s service area.)
Burien City Council: Three seats out of the seven are up for election.
North Highline Fire District: One seat of three is up for election. Note this is a six-year term.
Liz Giba
Port of Seattle Commission: Two seats of five are up for election.
Normandy Park City Council: Four of seven seats are up for election.
Shawn McEvoy, Sherri Healey, Sue Ann Hohimer, and position 5
(currently vacant as Michelle Sipes Marvin is stepping down
Applications are being accepted for this seat until February 1).
Seatac City Council: Three of seven seats are up for election.
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