Most Incumbents File For Re-Election on First Day

Candidate filing week is underway and already many incumbents are officially seeking re-election.  Congressman Derek Kilmer is seeking a fourth term as the US Representative of the 6th district.  Steve Tharinger and Mike Chapman each filed for their current legislative seats in the 24th district.

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In Clallam County, Republican Bill Peach is running for a second term as the Forks-area County commissioner. And Republican Mark Nichols is running for re-election as county prosecuting attorney.

Also filing in non-partisan position are incumbents Sherriff Bill Benedict, Auditor Shoona Riggs, and assessor Pamela Rushton.  Department of community development director Mary Ellen Winborn also filing for re-election as did a challenger Julie Gardiner.