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2018 Fact Sheets - Many Coming Soon

  • Running for Governor or Council of State Offices
  • Running for President
  • Running for Congress
  • Running for State House or State Senate
  • Running for County or Other Local Offices
  • Running for Judicial Office
  • Running for District Attorney
 

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Candidate Filing Information

Candidates seeking to file for the 2018 elections should note the below tables to determine the proper place and date to file as well as the candidate filing fee. To file, a candidate will need to submit a Notice of Candidacy as well as the Felony Disclosure Form (if needed) and their filing fee to the respective Board of Election governing their contest. We cannot accept any of these forms or fees until candidate filing has opened and we cannot accept them after the close of filing.


More information about residency, age requirements, and reporting obligations will continue to be made available under the "Fact Sheets" heading on the left-hand side of this page.

 

File for these offices at the N.C. State Board of Elections & Ethics Enforcement
Office Filing Period
United States House of Representatives 12:00 noon, February 12, 2018 - 12:00 noon, February 28, 2018
District Attorney 12:00 noon, February 12, 2018 - 12:00 noon, February 28, 2018
All Judicial Offices 12:00 noon, June 18, 2018 - 12:00 noon, June 29, 2018

 

File for these offices at your local county Board of Elections
Office Filing Period
North Carolina Senate 12:00 noon, February 12, 2018 - 12:00 noon, February 28, 2018
North Carolina House of Representatives 12:00 noon, February 12, 2018 - 12:00 noon, February 28, 2018
Most County Offices (Check with your local county BOE offices) 12:00 noon, February 12, 2018 - 12:00 noon, February 28, 2018
Soil & Water Conservation District Supervisor 12:00 noon, June 11, 2018 - 12:00 noon, July 6, 2018

 

Filing Fees

Below are the fee amounts associated with filing to run for office. Please be aware that different offices have different filing periods. Check the tables above, and with your local county board of elections, to confirm the correct filing dates for your office of interest.

 

2018 Candidate Filing Fees
Office Candidate Filing Fee
United States House of Representatives $1,740
Associate Justice, North Carolina Supreme Court $1,462
Judge, North Carolina Court of Appeals $1,401
Judge, North Carolina Superior Court $1,326
Judge, North Carolina District Court $1,167
District Attorney $1,282
North Carolina State Senator $207
North Carolina State Representative $207
Clerk of Court Varies by county. Click here for breakdown.
Soil and Water Conservation District Supervisor $5
County Offices (ex. Sheriff, Register of Deeds, Board of Education, County Commissioner, etc.) Contact your local county board of elections