Candidates still sought

A special filing period has been announced in Pierce County, as candidates are needed to fill a handful of election ballots. During the recent filing period, some races failed to attract a candidate.

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A special filing period has been announced in Pierce County, as candidates are needed to fill a handful of election ballots. During the recent filing period, some races failed to attract a candidate.

Locally, three races are currently vacant. Candidates are being sought for three seats on the Crystal Mountain Sewer District, three seats on the Burnett Water District and one seat on the Dieringer School Board.

Online candidate filing opens July 10 at 8:30 a.m. and closes at 4 p.m. July 12. To file a declaration of candidacy go to PierceCountyElections.org and choose the “File for Office” link.

In-person filing is available during business hours (8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.) July 10, 11, and 12 at the Pierce County Election Center, 2501 South 35th St., Suite C, in Tacoma.

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