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2015 Local Voters' Pamphlet Information
After you file for office and your filing has been approved, you will receive an email with a link for submitting your biographical information, statement, photo, and contact information.

All Local Voters' Pamphlet information must be submitted online by Friday, May 22nd at 4:30 p.m. The Local Voters' Pamphlet information submitted will be used for both the Primary Election and General Election. You may not submit a new statement for the General Election pamphlet.

Biographical Information Statement Contact Information
Word limit - 100

Biographical information must be 100 words or less allocated between the four section headings listed below.

Section headings are not included in the word count. 
  • Elected Experience. (Judges use Legal/Judicial Experience)
  • Other Professional Experience.
  • Education.
  • Community Service.
Word limits
The word limit for candidate statements is as follows:

200 words - Up to four paragraphs allowed: 
  • County offices and all other local offices
  • Judicial offices

100 words - Up to two paragraphs allowed:

  • State Representative

It is highly recommended that when filing you provide a campaign mailing address, telephone number, and website.

If you do not provide a campaign mailing address your voter registration address will be published online in the list of candidates who have filed.

Government offices may not be used for campaign contact information.
 Photos must be:

  • Digital (JPEG or
    TIFF format).
  • 300 dpi resolution.
  • No smaller than
    4 x 5 inches
    (1200 x 1500 pixels).
  • Submitted online.
  • Current (taken
    within 5 years).
  • Head and shoulders
 Photos may not:    
  • Show judicial robes, law enforcement or 
    military uniforms.
  • Show clothing or insignia suggesting
    that you hold a
    public office.   
 Photo guidelines:

  • Color photos are
    preferred, black and white is acceptable.
  • Light colored,
    with a plain background.

Pilot Program 
Video Voters' Guide

Be sure to read the 2015 Election Guide for Candidates for 
voters' pamphlet formatting requirements.

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Tacoma, WA 98409

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