Filing Guidelines

Filing dates for the May 21, 2019 Consolidated Election are:

First day for filing a Declaration of Candidacy for the May 21, 2019 Consolidated Election is March 13, 2019.

Last day to file a Declaration of Candidacy, for the May 21, 2019 Consolidated Election is March 22, 2019, until 5:00 P.M. with the political subdivision office.

Last day for a candidate to withdraw before the May 21, 2019 Consolidated Election is April 8, 2019, at 5:00 P.M.

Last day a Declaration of Intent to be filed by a write-in candidate with the clerk of the district for the May 21, 2019 Consolidated Election is April 8, 2019, until 5:00 P.M. 

 

Filing dates for the November 5, 2019 Consolidated Election are: 

Last day to file a Declaration of Candidacy, for a political subdivision, for the General Election (November 5, 2019) is September 6, 2019, until 5:00 P.M. with the political subdivision office.

Last day a Declaration of Intent to be filed by a write-in candidate with the clerk of the district for the Consolidated Election (November 5, 2019) is September 23, 2019, until 5:00 P.M.  This filing date is for political subdivision candidates.

Last day a candidate of a political subdivision may withdraw before the General Election (November 5, 2019) is September 23, 2019.  

 

A candidate has two options when filing to be placed on the ballot:

  1. File declaration of candidacy and pay the $40.00 filing fee.
  2. In lieu of paying the filing fee, file a nomination petition, with five verified signatures and declaration of candidacy. (commissioner signatures must be from commissioner district).

Petition

  1. 5 signatures of registered voters from within the county (commissioner signatures from within the commissioner district).
  2. Petition must be complete with notarization.

Declaration

  1. Print name EXACTLY as you wish it to appear on the ballot.
  2. Signature of candidate must be notarized.

Filing Fee

  1. $40.00

Campaign Disclosure

  1. All candidates must certify a political treasurer. (Candidate may serve as their own political treasurer.)
  2. Candidates must file a C-1 form (Appointment and Certification of political Treasurer) prior to receiving any contributions or making any expenditures. The C-1 is available from and must be filed with the County Clerk.

Qualifications

  1. 21 years of age.
  2. A citizen of the United States.
  3. One year resident of the county prior to the election. (County Commissioner candidates must also be a 90-day resident of commissioner district prior to primary election).

Other Important Dates Relating to Elections:

Any potential school levy/bond election has the option to be held on March 12, 2019; May 21, 2019; August 27, 2019; or November 5, 2019.

Please contact the County Clerk's office should you have additional questions at (208)642-6000

                                                  

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