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Candidate Bulletins

Candidates for office must meet certain qualifications and are required to file specific ballot access documents in order to qualify for the ballot. For more information see the Becoming a Candidate page of this website.

Presidential Write-In Candidates are required to file by Monday, October 28, 2024 an ELECT-644 Joint Declaration of Intent to be Write-in Candidates for President and Vice President and, for each of your 13 Electors an ELECT-543 Oath for Electors for President and Vice President; Independent and Third Party

Write-in Candidates for all other offices are not required to file any ballot access documents, however, will need to be in compliance with Campaign Finance requirements. 

November 5, 2024 General and Special Elections

Presidential Write-In Candidates are required to file by Monday, October 28, 2024 an ELECT-644 Joint Declaration of Intent to be Write-in Candidates for President and Vice President and, for each of your 13 Electors an ELECT-543 Oath for Electors for President and Vice President; Independent and Third Party

Write-in Candidates for all other offices are not required to file any ballot access documents, however, will need to be in compliance with Campaign Finance requirements. 

Archived Candidate Bulletins

The previous year's Candidate Bulletins and information are available on our Candidate Bulletin Archive page.