Prospective candidates for the August Primary and November General election in 2015 must file for the specific office during the week of May 11 through May 15. Open positions available to KP residents are: 

  • Superior Court judge, two positions
  • Port of Tacoma commissioner, two positions
  • Peninsula School District 401 commissioner, both positions requiring residency on the KP
  • KP Fire District 16 Commissioner, two positions
  • KP Metropolitan Park District commissioner, two positions
  • Charter Review commissioner, three positions

The unique offices available this year are the 21 positions on the Charter Review Commission (three positions for each of the seven Pierce council districts). The commission is convened for six months every 10 years to propose amendments to the Pierce County Charter, which is in effect the county’s constitution. 

Procedures and details are available at

Bischoff Food Bank sees changes in its hours and drop-off locations