WAC 434-215-025

Filing fee petitions.

(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, 29A.24.091, 29A.24.311, 29A.60.021, 29A.60.185, 29A.60.170, 29A.60.110, 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, 29A.04.255. 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.]