Chapter 29A.52 RCW

PRIMARIES AND ELECTIONS

Sections
PARTISAN PRIMARIES
Top two candidatesSingle county partisan officeParty or independent preference.
General election laws govern primaries.
One vote.
Precinct committee officerFilingBallot formatParty affiliationVotes cast.
NONPARTISAN PRIMARIES
Local primaries.
No nonpartisan office primary permittedProcedureNo primary for the office of commissioner of park and recreation district, office of cemetery district commissionerNames of candidates.
Nonpartisan offices specified.
Special election to fill unexpired term.
NOTICES AND CERTIFICATES
Certification of candidates.
Constitutional amendments and state measuresNotice method.
Constitutional amendments and state measuresNotice contents.
Notice of electionPrior to mail-in registration deadline.
Ceremonial certificates of election to officers elected in single county or less.
Certificates of election to other officers.
NOTES:
No link between voter and ballot choice: RCW 29A.08.161.