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Candidate Filing Period Open 5/20/2011
Candidates interested in filing for elective offices can officially declare their intent by mail, starting today. Mail-in declarations will be accepted from May 20th through June 10th. The traditional filing week is June 6-10th when many candidates will file in person at their County Courthouse.

Some of the unofficial candidates for races throughout the area include incumbent Mayor Bob Goedde who could square off against City Council person Mike Cooney. Coony has expressed an interest in the Chelan Mayor’s position and has been holding informal meet and greets. City Council seats currently held by Cooney, Erin McCardle, Stan Morse, George Lingard and Wendy Isenhart are all up for grabs.

Bill Zweigle has announced his intention to run for Mayor of Bridgeport where there is also an opening for position five on the council.

The Mayor’s position in the Town of Twisp currently held by Soo Ing-Moody is up for a vote along with four council positions. The Town of Winthrop also has four council positions open, Pateros three and Brewster two.