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Petitions and Candidacy

Litigation Related to Petitions

New Political Party Formation

  1. Petition to Form a New Political Party (PDF)
  2. Information Page for A New Political Party Petition (PDF)

Statewide Referendum and Public Local Law Referendum

  1. Procedures for Filing a Statewide Referendum and Public Local Law Referendum Petition (PDF) - Updated April 2013
  2. Statewide Referendum Petition (PDF) - Updated March 2012
  3. Public Local Law Referendum Petition (PDF) - Updated March 2012
  4. Information Page for Statewide Referendum Petition (PDF)
  5. Information Page for Public Local Law Referendum Petition (PDF)
  6. 2010 Vote Totals for Governor by County

Charter Petitions

  1. Charter Amendment Petition (PDF) - Updated March 2012
  2. Charter Board Petition; Petition to the County Board of Elections (PDF)
  3. Charter Board Petition; Petition to the Board of County Commissioners (PDF)
  4. Charter Board Nomination Petition (PDF)
  5. Information Page for Charter Amendment Petition (PDF)
  6. Information Page for Charter Adoption Petition (PDF)

Local Referendum

  1. Local Referendum Petition (PDF) - Updated June 2012
  2. Information Page for Local Referendum Petition (PDF)

Unaffiliated Candidates

  1. General Election Candidate Nomination Petition (PDF)
  2. Candidate Nomination Petition Information Page (PDF)

Presidential Candidates

  1. Primary Election Candidate Nomination Petition for President of the United States (PDF)
  2. Candidate Nomination Petition Information Page (PDF)

Candidate Filing

  1. Candidate Information Sheet (PDF) - Updated August 2013
  2. Certificate of Candidacy for Write-In Candidate (PDF)
  3. Certificate of Withdrawal or Declination (PDF)
  4. Declaration of Intent to Seek Nomination by Petition (PDF)
  5. Affidavit for use of Alternate Name (PDF)
  6. Certificate of Nomination or Designation (PDF)
  7. Write-in Candidate Information Sheet (PDF)
  8. Statement of Organization (PDF)
  9. Candidate Pledge Form for Delegate to the 2012 Democratic National Convention

Miscellaneous

  1. Petition Fund Report (PDF)
  2. Certificate of Electors for Presidential Candidate (PDF)
  3. Certificate of Nomination Non-Principal Political Party (PDF)
  4. Certificate of Nomination (PDF)
  5. Certificate of Withdrawal or Declination (PDF)
  6. Petition for Incorporation of a Municipal Corporation (PDF) - Created by the Attorney General's Office