2018 Elections


Representative Steve Tharinger

Representative Mike Chapman, website

Offices up for election in 2018 and candidates who have announced ahead of May filing week. We will try to list all candidate forums and public meet and greets we find out about.  For corrections and notifications email dianefrjones@gmail.com.

US Senate:

Senator Maria Cantwell, incumbent, website

US House of Representatives:

Representative Derek Kilmer, incumbent, website

State House of Representatives:

Representative Steve Tharinger, incumbent pos 2, Democrat

James F McEntire, pos 2, Republican

Representative Mike Chapman, incumbent, pos 1, Democrat

Jodi M Wilke, pos 1, Republican

County Commissioner, District 3:

Gregory A Brotherton, Democrat, website

Ryan T McAllister, Democrat, website

Prosecuting Attorney:

Michael E Haas, incumbent, Democrat

James M Kennedy, Democrat, website


Rose Ann Carroll, incumbent, Democrat


Jeffrey S Chapman, incumbent, Democrat


Stacie L Prada, incumbent, Democrat


Ruthann Gordon, incumbent, Democrat


David J Stanko, incumbent, no party affiliation


PUD Commissioner, District 3:

Dan Toepper

Tom Brotherton

Jefferson County District Court Judge:

Noah F Harrison

Mindy L Walker

State Supreme Court Judges:

Justice Steven C Gonzalez, incumbent, pos 8, website

Douglas L Federspiel, pos 8

Sheryl G McCloud, incumbent, pos 9

Susan J Owens, incumbent, pos 2

Appeals Court Judge, Division2, District 2 (Clallam, Grays Harbor, Jefferson, Kitsap, Mason, Thurston):

Thomas Bjorgen, website

Ballot Measures:


Precinct Committee Officers:  filing period is May 14 – 18, 2018

how to file

Helpful websites:

Jefferson County Auditor-elections

Public Disclosure Commission


Secretary of State