Candidates

Filing for Candidacy 
County candidates may file for candidacy at the Clerk/Auditor Office by filing during the dates listed:
  1. The Declaration of Candidacy filing period for qualified political party candidates and local school board candidates begins on Friday, March 9, 2018 and ends at 5:00 p.m., Thursday, March 15, 2018; and
  2. The Declaration of Candidacy filing period for judges of a court of record begins Monday, July 2, 2018 and ends at 5:00 p.m., Monday, July 16, 2018; and,    
  3. The Declaration of Intent to Gather Signatures period for qualified political party candidates begins on Monday, January 2, 2018 and ends at 5:00 p.m., Thursday, March 15, 2018; and
  4. Candidates must submit nomination petition signatures no later than 14 days before the day on which the qualified political party holds its convention to select candidates for the elective office.
For additional information about filing requirements, please contact the Clerk / Auditor at (435) 893-0401. For specific regulations concerning candidate qualifications, please see below.

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