Interested in running for local office?

City to host candidate workshop on April 25

PORT ORCHARD — Interested in running for local political office?

A workshop hosted by the City of Port Orchard on Thursday, April 25 at City Hall will provide prospective candidates with the information they’ll need to get started.

Attendees will be given an overview of eligibility, steps to file for office and public disclosure requirements, said Jenine Floyd, the city’s deputy city clerk.

A panel of local officials will share their “lessons from the trenches” with the audience, Floyd said.

The workshop will take place from 6 to 7:30 p.m. at City Hall, 216 Prospect St.

The following regional elective positions will be on the election ballot this fall: Port Orchard mayor; Port Orchard City Council positions 1, 4 and 5; South Kitsap School District directorships 1, 2 and 3; South Kitsap Fire and Rescue commissioner positions 2 and 5; Port of Bremerton Commissioner District 2; West Sound Utility District Commissioner Position 1; Port of Manchester District Commissioner 1; Manchester Water District Commissioner Position 1; and Sunnyslope Water District Commissioner positions 1, 2 and 3.

For more information about the workshop, contact the clerk’s office at 360-876-4407.

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