(1) When a candidate submits a filing fee petition in lieu of his or her filing fee, as authorized by RCW 29A.24.091
, voters eligible to vote on the office in the general election are eligible to sign the candidate's filing fee petition.
(2) A candidate submitting a filing fee petition in the place of a filing fee may not file the declaration of candidacy electronically.
(3) A candidate submitting a filing fee petition must submit all signatures when filing the declaration of candidacy. The candidate cannot supplement the signatures at a later date.
(4) The filing officer shall verify the candidate has submitted sufficient number of valid signatures equal to the filing fee. The first valid signature of a voter counts toward the number of signatures required. Duplicate signatures are invalid.
[Statutory Authority: RCW 29A.04.611
, and 29A.60.235
. WSR 19-01-102, § 434-215-025, filed 12/18/18, effective 1/18/19. Statutory Authority: RCW 29A.04.611
. WSR 14-06-040, § 434-215-025, filed 2/26/14, effective 3/29/14. Statutory Authority: RCW 29A.04.611
. WSR 11-05-008, § 434-215-025, filed 2/3/11, effective 3/6/11. Statutory Authority: RCW 29A.04.611
. WSR 10-03-072, § 434-215-025, filed 1/18/10, effective 2/18/10; WSR 08-15-052, § 434-215-025, filed 7/11/08, effective 8/11/08; WSR 07-09-036, § 434-215-025, filed 4/11/07, effective 5/12/07.]