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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. PCO's DO NOT submit voters' pamphlet information. 

Candidates must submit voters' pamphlet information by the deadline even if they are not in the Primary. The information will be used for the General Election Voters' Pamphlet. 

Voters' pamphlet information only needs to be submitted ONCE to be included in the both the Pierce County and State pamphlet.

Video Voters' Guide (For Pierce County Offices)

Biographical Information Statement Contact
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 -  

  • State Senator–200
    (4 paragraphs)
  • State Representative–100
    (2 paragraphs)
  • County offices–200
     (4 paragraphs)
  • Judicial offices–200
     (4 paragraphs)
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 2016 Election Guide for Candidates for voters' pamphlet formatting requirements.
 Photos must be:
  • Digital (JPEG or
    TIFF format).
  • High resolution and
    no smaller than 2.5 x 3 inches.   
  • 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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