The second day of candidate filing week brought several more bids for office.
The week-long filing period ends Friday at 4 p.m. Local and state elections officials encourage candidates to file online or by mail because of the COVID-19 pandemic.
The primary election is Aug. 4, with the general election following on Nov. 3. A full list of candidates for each position will run Saturday.
Here are Tuesday’s filings:
- Legislative District 13: House 1, John Malan-D, Eduardo Castañeda-Díaz-D; House 2, Alex Ybarra-R*.
- Legislative District 15: House 2, Jeremie Dufault-R*.
- Legislative District 16: House 1, Mark Klicker-R, Frances Chvatal-R; House 2, Carly Coburn-D, Skyler Rude-R*; Senate, Bill Jenkin-R, Danielle Garbe Reser-D, Perry Dozier-R.
- Yakima County Commission, District 1: Amanda McKinney-R.
- Yakima Superior Court Judge, Department 8: Richard Bartheld*.
Precinct committee officers
The Secretary of State’s Office is asking people who filed for precinct committee officer seats online on Monday and Tuesday to file again. The office contacted the candidates Tuesday with instructions.
The original filing system required the candidate to choose a party but did not require candidates to declare membership with the appropriate political party. The system has since been updated. The change applies only to PCO positions; no other offices are affected.