Filing for Candidacy
General Candidate Requirements
Unless otherwise specified, all candidates must be registered to vote in the state, qualified to vote in an election for the office sought, and 21 years old by the date of the election. Find additional requirements for certain offices on the General Candidate Requirements page.
When a candidate files a notice of candidacy, he or she also must pay a filing fee for the office sought. Find a chart of filing fees by office, as well as information about where candidates for specific offices file their notices of candidacy on the Filing Fees page.