CANDIDATES FOR LOCAL OFFICES
CANDIDATE INFORMATION AND FORMS
Congratulations on your decision to run
for public office and thus get involved in local government.
Elected officials work closely with
the public and other elected/appointed officials in dealing
with, and overcoming, the many challenges facing local
Through teamwork and good
communication we are providing services to the community at an
As those individuals already in
office know, the demands placed on elected officials are
growing, and therefore a wide variety of skills, talents and
expertise is needed to continue meeting the needs of the
Those individuals, like yourself,
wishing to get involved can be commended.
FORMS NEEDED AND
AVAILABLE TO DOWNLOAD:
County Offices – Established Political Party
Candidacy – Required for
all candidates. The candidate’s name should appear in the same
form on the Statement of Candidacy as the name appears on the
The name of the candidate will appear on the ballot as it
appears on the 1st page of the petitions.
Established political party
Loyalty Oath – Optional for
Code of Fair Campaign Practices
Optional for all offices.
If you plan to file this statement,
DO NOT bind this
document with your petition packet.
Please submit it separately at the County Clerk’s Office
when you file your paperwork.
Statement of Economic Interests –
Required for all candidates except Precinct Committeeman
Former Name Change Notification – Required notification to
Established Political Party (County
Contact the local election authority or the County
Clerk’s Office at 277-2150 to
determine signature requirements.
Established Political Party
(County Board) – A minimum of 25 primary electors of his/her
party of the primary electors of his/her district.
Independent Candidates – Contact the
County Clerk’s Office at 277-2150 for signature requirements.
Precinct Committeeman – A minimum of
ten (10) primary electors of his/her party in his/her precinct.
FOR A COMPLETE
"CANDIDATE’S GUIDE" OR A
"GUIDE TO CAMPAIGN
DISCLOSURE," ACCESS THE STATE BOARD OF ELECTION’S WEBSITE AT