King County Elections Office Announces 2011 City Council Candidate Filing Dates

Candidate Filings Accepted June 6 – June 10, 2011

On Tuesday, November 8, 2011 King County will hold its regularly scheduled General Elections.  The King County Election Division will accept candidate filings for the General Election from June 6 through June 10, 2011.  There are three Kirkland City Council Member positions (position numbers two, four, and six) are open for election in the November 2011 General Elections.  To learn about eligibility requirements and campaign contributions for the Kirkland City Council, please visit


Persons interested in filing for an open position may file with King County Election Divisions in person, by mail, by fax, or on line.  In-person filing opens June 6 at 8:30 a.m. and closes on June 10 at 4:30 p.m. at the King County Elections Building, 919 SW Grady Way, Renton, WA 98057.  For more information about candidate filing and other ways to file, please visit the King County website at or call King County Election Operations at 206-296-1565.


King County is hosting a complimentary “Candidate Workshop” to help interested candidates understand the filing process, public disclosure information, and other candidacy related topics.

2011 Candidate Workshop

Thursday, May 12, 2- 4 p.m. or Saturday May 14, 9-11 a.m.

King County Elections Office

9010 East Marginal Way S

Tukwila, WA 98108