Declare your candidacy by September 16

Candidate filing window

The candidate filing window is open for the State Board of Education, Educational Service District, and Washington State School Directors’ Association elections! The window will close at 5 p.m. on September 16.

The filing form can be found on all of the elections pages, starting with


Electronic voting will take place from October 1, 2023 through October 16. A unique electronic ballot link will be emailed to all school board members on October 1, with reminder emails to follow. Any school board member wishing to update their email address on file with WSSDA prior to the election should visit

Get the Details

To file for candidacy, see open positions, eligibility requirements, candidates, and more, visit the election pages: