Candidate filing week continues through May 19
Candidate filing week continues through Friday, May 19 across Washington state.
There will be three Olympia School District Board of Directors seats on the November 7, 2017 General Election ballot:
- Director District #3, currently held by Eileen Thomson; 4-year term.
- Director District #4, currently held by Justin Montermini. He was re-elected to the seat in November 2015; however, he has since moved outside of director district #4 but lives within the school district. The person elected to this seat will serve the remaining two years of the term.
- Director District #5, currently held by Mark Campeau; 4-year term.
People interested in vying for a seat on the board may mail, drop off in person, or submit their application online by this Friday, May 19, to the Thurston County Auditor’s Office Elections Division. Online filing closes at 4 p.m., and in person filing closes at 4:30 p.m.
For more information about filing for an open seat on the school board, visit the Thurston County Auditor’s Office Elections Division website.
Candidates must be at least 18 years old, reside in the district for which they are filing and be a registered voter at the time of filing. There are some judicial exceptions; for more information, contact Thurston County Auditor’s Office Elections Division at (360) 786-5408.
A primary election will be held on August 1, 2017, followed by a general election on November 7.
Maps of the school district’s five director districts are available on the school district website.