Filing week for 2019 elections begins May 13

Registration to run for office begins next month.

As the 2019 general election approaches, residents of the city of Snoqualmie, North Bend and the Snoqualmie Valley School District will get a chance to run for office.

From May 13 to May 17, people can register for the 2019 general election with King County. Several city council and school board positions are up for election this year.

In Snoqualmie, city council positions 2, 4 and 6 will be on the ballot. Those seats are currently held by Katherine Ross, James Mayhew and Sean Sundwall, respectively.

Five council seats will be up for election in North Bend. Council seats held by Johnathan Rosen, Trevor Kostanich, Brenden Elwood, Chris Garcia and Martin Volken are on the ballot. The position of mayor also will be on the ballot, and current Mayor Ken Hearing has announced he will not run for re-election.

Snoqualmie Valley School District No. 410 has three board of director seats up for election. The seats are held by Geoff Doy, Carolyn Simpson and Dan Popp.

According to King County Elections, candidates must complete a declaration of candidacy and be registered to vote in the district. More information, including the candidate manual and resources for online filing are available on the King County Elections website at

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