If you're interested in running for an office, there are steps and guides to follow.
An information packet will be given to you when you decide you're ready to file.
Below we have some guidelines and dates you'll need to keep in mind.
*The Statement of Candidate is due 10 days after filing to run. This states that you have been provided access to read and understand the requirements of Chapter 106, FL Statutes.
FL Statutes Chapter 106
*Last date for candidates to change party affiliation is 365 days before qualifying.
You are not qualified unless all of the following items are completed and on file in the supervisor’s office by the appropriate date. (Dates are below)
__Appointment of Campaign Treasurer and Designation of Campaign Depository
__Full and Public Disclosure of Financial Interest (2017)
__ Loyalty Oath
__Statement of Political Party Affiliation (Partisan Candidates Only)
__Copy of Notice of Obtaining Ballot Position (Alternative Method)
__Check drawn on campaign account for qualifying fees.
To qualify using the petition method you will need 45 completed petitions signed by any active registered voter in Liberty County regardless of party affiliation.
The petitions verification fee is .10 cents a petition due prior to petitions being verified.
Last date to Submit Petitions:
COUNTY COMMISSIONER - Noon, May 11, 2020
SCHOOL BOARD - Noon, May 11, 2020
COUNTY - Noon, June 8 -Noon, June 12 2020.
If you choose to qualify by paying a qualifying fee the amount will be:
County Commissioner- $1,572.24
School Board - $1031.20
Constitutional Officers- $5,912.76
Election Dates: Books Close for Registration
Primary Election – August 18,2020 July 20, 2020
General Election – November 3,2020 October 5, 2020
L & A Test on Tabulator: Early Voting
Primary Election – July 29 @ 9 a.m. August 4- 15, 2020
General Election – October 14 @ 9 a.m. October 20-31, 2020
*Instructions for Online Reporting will be given when you file. You will be filing through our website.
*The guide to campaign financial information is located here: Candidate & Campaign Treasurer Handbook