Filing week for 2019 elections starts May 13

Registration to run for office begins next month.

Bellevue’s City Council and school district seats are on the ballot for the November 2019 general election. Residents will have an opportunity to register to run for the positions beginning on May 13.

Up for election are Bellevue City Council positions 1, 3, 5 and 7, which are held by John Stokes, John Chelminiak, Janice Zhan and Jennifer Robertson respectively.

Similarly, four seats on the Bellevue School District’s Board of Directors will be on the ballot including seats held by Sima Sarrafan, position 1, Carolyn Watson, position 2, Christine Chew, position 4, and Francine Wiest, position 5.

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 online at www.kingcounty.gov/depts/elections.aspx.

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