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Candidates workshop at Port Orchard city hall today (5/26)

If you’re considering running for public office, the city of Port Orchard is hosting a presentation today at city hall that could be called Candidates 101. The event will cover how to file for office and rules about campaign finance, among other topics.

Filing week is June 6 through 10 at the Kitsap County auditor’s office.

The workshop is from 5 to 8 p.m. at city hall.

Offices open in the city of Port Orchard and the Port of Bremerton are listed below. Port Commissioner Bill Mahan has said he won’t run again. Mayor Lary Coppola has announced he will.

Check websites for school board, fire district and utility district seats up for election.

City of Port Orchard – 2nd Class City, Candidates may reside anywhere within the City

Office and Incumbent Annual Salary Filing Fee Term
Mayor – Lary Coppola $60,150.40 $601.50 4 year
Council Position 1 – James W. Colebank $9,254.88 $92.55 4 year
Council Position 4 – John W. Clauson $9,254.88 $92.55 4 year
Council Position 5 – Fred Olin $9,254.88 $92.55 4 year
Council At-Large – Jerry Childs $9,254.88 $92.55 2 year

Port of Bremerton District No. 1
Commissioner District 3 Bill Mahan $12,000 $120.00 6 year