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)

__Candidate’s oath

 __ 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 46 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 16, 2022

SCHOOL BOARD - Noon, May 16, 2022


Qualifying Dates:

COUNTY -  Noon, June 13 -Noon, June 17, 2022.


If you choose to qualify by paying a qualifying fee the amount will be:

County Commissioner- $1,572.24

School Board - $1031.20

Sheriff- $6,478.44

Constitutional Officers- $5,912.76


Election Dates:                                                                Books Close for Registration  

Primary Election – August 23, 2022                                July 25, 2022

General Election – November 8, 2022                            October 11, 2022


L & A Test on Tabulator:                                            Early Voting

Primary Election – July 29 @ 9 a.m.                               August 8-- 20, 2022

General Election – October 14 @ 9 a.m.                        October 24- November 5, 2022


*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


Primary Election

Grant Conyers, Supervisor of Elections, Liberty County
10816 NW State Road 20 ● Bristol, Florida 32321-0597

PHONE: (850) 643 - 5226 ●