Candidate Filings

2020 State General Election

Candidates for offices elected at the November 3, 2020 State General Election
can be found using this candidate finder.

Candidate names are added during the filing period for most federal, state and county offices.
This filing period is Tuesday, May 19 through Tuesday June 2.

Presidential candidates have a later filing deadline. In 2020, major parties have until August 28 to submit their candidates. Non-major party candidates have until August 18 to submit nominating petitions, which are reviewed by the Secretary of State for sufficiency.

Candidate names are added during or after the filing period for local offices:
Offices in cities and school districts that hold primaries - Tuesday, May 19 through Tuesday, June 2
Other municipal and school district offices - Tuesday, July 28 through Tuesday, August 11

Contact your local clerk for the correct filing period for your municipality or school district.

 
 
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  Candidate Filings - Federal, State, and County Offices
  Candidate Filings - Local Offices (Municipal, School District, and Hospital District)
  Candidates in the General Election - Federal, State, and County Offices
  Candidates in the General Election - Municipal, School District, and Hospital District Offices
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