To start the process of becoming a candidate, the person must first pick up a qualifying petition at our office. The candidate will take the petition and obtain at least 25 valid signatures of registered voters in the district that he or she is running in.
The potential candidate must also complete the following candidate forms:
- Appointment of Political Treasurer - Most candidates will appoint a Political Treasurer. The candidate may appoint himself/herself as Treasurer; most candidates do.
- Statement of Interest (i.e., Conflict of Interest Statement)
The Qualifying Petition must be turned back to our office no later than 12:00 noon on the third Thursday of the third month prior to the election.