Gig Harbor City Council, Seat 6

Employer / Organization

City of Gig Harbor

Next Election

Aug 06, 2019

Filing Window

May 13, 2019 - May 17, 2019


The City of Gig Harbor is a code city with a strong Mayor form of Government. The City Council consists of seven part-time, nonpartisan members elected at-large to serve four-year terms. The City Council is responsible for enacting all legislation and making general policy decisions governing the City. At the beginning of each year, the Council appoints a Mayor Pro Temporare from its membership to perform Mayoral duties in the Mayor’s absence

Application Guidelines
The filing window for this Seat begins the Monday two weeks prior to Memorial Day and ends on the Friday of that week (5 days). Candidacy filing papers can be acquired at and are submitted to either the county elections office or the Secretary of State’s Office in Olympia. For non-partisan offices, if there is only two candidates filed for a Seat they will run against each other in the November election. If more than two candidates file for a non-partisan office, than the non-partisan office will go through the August primary and the top two vote getters will advance to the November election for the seat. For a partisan office, the candidates will run in the August primary even if only two people are participating. This may create scenarios where the same candidates participate for the same seat in the August primary and November election. For any further questions, the Pierce County Elections office can be reached at (253)-798-8683 or, and the Secretary of State’s Office can be reached at (360) 902-4151 or ***Washington is one of the only states with online filing for candidacy. For more information regarding filing online, please see here:

Submit application to:
Pierce County Elections, 2501 S. 35th St., Tacoma, WA, 98409, US