CANDIDATE FILING DEADLINES 2022
Declaration of Intent to Gather Signatures for a political party – fill out form here
Declaration of Candidacy for political party candidates, local Board of Education & Lake Point City Council
Declaration of Candidacy for justices and judges of a court of record
Jan 3, 2022 – 5pm on Fri. Mar 4. Packets must be submitted no later than 14 days before the day on which the party holds its convention to select candidates
Feb 28, 2022 – 5pm on Fri Mar 4 Must be done in person at the Clerk’s office during this period
Jul 1, 2022 – 5pm on Fri Jul 15 Must be done in person at the Clerk’s office during this period
Please note that Unaffiliated Candidates must obtain 300 signatures in order to be eligible for the ballot. All signatures must be verified and meet the threshold before an Unaffiliated Candidate may file for office (filing period ends Fri Mar 4 at 5pm). Contact the County Clerk to discuss submission deadlines.
Partisan Candidates must submit signature packets no later than 15 days before their respective County Convention (date varies by Party).
Lt. Gov 2022 Candidate Guide
Great resource for anyone looking to run for office at any level. This guide is specific to State offices, but much applies at the County and Local levels as well.