State Board of Education Election
Declaration and Affidavit for Candidacy
August 25, 2015
Call of Election (Press release: rules, declaration and affidavit of candidacy, biographical data form, election timeline).
September 10 – 30, 2015
Candidate Filing Period.
Declaration of Candidacy must be postmarked on or before September 30, 2015.
October 2, 2015
Withdrawal of Candidacy deadline by 5:00pm.
Candidates wishing to withdraw their candidacy must do so in writing by 5:00pm on October 2, 2015. Written withdrawals must be submitted to OSPI – Administrative Resources.
October 23, 2015
OSPI to certify electors. (Certify electors and weighted vote for each region)
October 31, 2015 (on or before)
Ballots will be mailed to electors. Voting will be by mail and ballots must be postmarked on or before November 30, 2015.
November 30, 2015
Voted ballots must be postmarked on or before December 1, 2015. Voted ballots may be postal mailed to OSPI or hand-delivered by 5:00pm on November 30, 2015.
December 8, 2015
Ballots will be counted at OSPI
December 15, 2015
Report and Certification of Election
To Be Determined
For further information contact Kristin Murphy, (360) 725-6133.