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2016 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 27, 2016 at 4:30 p.m.

Voters' pamphlet information only needs to be submitted ONCE to be included in the both the Pierce County and State 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 for candidate statements
  • State Senator–200
  • State Rep.–100
  • County offices–200
  • Judicial offices–200
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.
 Be sure to read the 2015 Election Guide for Candidates for voters' pamphlet formatting requirements. (2016 Guide coming soon)
 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.

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Tacoma, WA 98409

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