For Candidates


2023 Candidate Guide and Local Voters' Pamphlet Specifications

For Candidates and Campaigns

Campaigning Information

Before you start campaigning, be sure to read the political sign regulations and public disclosure requirements below:

Regulations for Campaign Signs

DOT Campaign Sign Info (PDF)

Public Disclosure Commission

Many local candidates are required to file campaign disclosure records with the Public Disclosure Commission (PDC).  The PDC, a state agency, was created by an initiative of the people. It provides public access about finances of campaigns and candidates, including contributors and expenditures.

Public Disclosure Commission


For More Information

Contact the Elections Department at (509) 382-4541 or email auditor_elections@co.columbia.wa.us