Candidate Timeline

January 3, 2024

Election Cycle Begins

Vacancy occurs in Seattle City Council Position 8. Candidates may begin campaigning and qualifying.

March 12, 2024

Democacy Voucher Program Launch

Seattle residents begin receiving vouchers in the mail. 

May 6-10, 2024 Candidate Filing Week

All candidates must file a Declaration of Candidacy with King County Elections.
May 24, 2024

Final Day for Candidates to Enter Program

Candidates must pledge before this date to participate in the program.

August 6, 2024 Primary Election Day
November 5, 2024 General Election Day