Filing week is officially open.
Some time today, Secretary of State Sam Reed’s office will start posting online those candidates who have sent in their information to file for office. (They’re having some technical difficulties putting it up this morning.) We could see surprises this week, though anyone starting to campaign now is already behind in the money chase.
There are already some newcomers. Over the weekend, a pair of Republicans announced they will run for House seats in the 29th Legislative District centered on South Tacoma.
Steven T. Cook says he’s seeking the seat left open by Rep. …