The Slog is reporting that Kay Smith-Blum will not be filing for reelection and that she has endorsed Stephan Blanford as her successor. He has been closely associated with Alliance for Education and the Gates Foundation. The filing deadline is today at 4:00 PM on line.
Online: May 13, 9:00 a.m. – May 17, 2013, 4:00 p.m.
Filings made online for regular candidates may begin at 9 a.m. the first day of the filing period and continue through 4 p.m. the last day of the filing period.
In-person: May 13 – May 17, 2013, 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Filing opens Monday, May 13 at 8:30 a.m. and closes at 4:30 p.m. on Friday, May 17, 2013 at the King County Elections office, 919 SW Grady Way, Renton WA 98057.
Mail: April 29 – May 17, 2013
Filings made by mail must be received by the filing officer not earlier than 10 working days before the first day of filing or no later than the close of business on the last day of the filing period, irrespective of postmark. Failure to meet the deadline renders the filing invalid and it will be returned.