Bellingham, WA, May 22, 2017: There will be a special three-day filing period for offices up for election in which no candidate filed during official filing week. The offices will be on the November 7th General Election ballot.

The special three-day filing period will be held Wednesday, May 24 Friday, May 26. The offices and positions open for filing are:

District Position Term
City of Everson Council Position 5 2-year unexpired
Samish Water District Commissioner Position 2 6-year
Acme Water District Commissioner Position 1 4-year unexpired
Acme Water District Commissioner Position 2 6-year
Acme Water District Commissioner Position 3 2-year unexpired
Cemetery District 1 Commissioner Position 2 6-year
Cemetery District 2 Commissioner Position 1 4-year unexpired
Cemetery District 2 Commissioner Position 2 Short & full 6-year
Cemetery District 4 Commissioner Position 2 6-year
Cemetery District 8 Commissioner Position 1 4-year unexpired
Cemetery District 11 Commissioner Position 2 6-year
Lynden Regional Park & Recreation District Commissioner Position 1 4-year
Lynden Regional Park & Recreation District Commissioner Position 4 4-year
Columbia Valley Park & Recreation District Commissioner Position 4 4-year
Chuckanut Community Forest Park District Commissioner Position 5 6-year
  • Online: www.whatcomcounty.us/auditor
  • Online filing will open at 8:30 a.m., Wednesday, May 24, and will close at 4:30 p.m., Friday, May 26.
  • In person: Whatcom County Auditor’s Office, 311 Grand Ave., Suite 103, Bellingham. Wednesday, May 24 – Friday, May 26, 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
  • Fax: (360) 778-5101
  • Email: elections@co.whatcom.wa.us
  • Mail: Whatcom County Auditor’s Office, Election Division, 311 Grand Ave., Suite 103, Bellingham, WA 98225

Declarations of Candidacy must be received in the Auditor’s Office no later than 4:30 p.m., Friday, May 26, 2017. Declarations of Candidacy received after the deadline are invalid and will be returned to the applicant.

For additional information contact: Debbie Adelstein, Whatcom County Auditor, (360) 778-5105 or Diana Bradrick, Chief Deputy Auditor, (360) 778-5130

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