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What are the Qualifications for Filing?
Minimum Qualifications:
  All candidates must reside in the district for which they are filing and be a registered voter at the time of filing. There are some judicial residency exceptions, please contact our office at (360) 786-5408.
  Candidates for U.S. Senate must be 30 years old and a citizen for at least nine years.
  U.S. Congressional candidates must be 25 years old and a citizen for at least seven years.

State Supreme and District Court, and county Superior Court Judge candidates must be a member of the Washington State Bar Association.