Candidate Information

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Becoming a Candidate

Candidates for office as well as political committees must meet certain qualifications. Be sure to read the summaries below before you become a candidate.

Campaign Finance

Whether you are a candidate for office or are forming a political committee be sure to read the summaries below before you open your campaign committee, or create an account and a statement of organization in Virginia's Committee Electronic Tracking Application (COMET).

Political Committees

All committees should familiarize themselves with the Campaign Finance Disclosure (CFDA). Be sure to read the summaries below to assist in the understanding CFDA.

Purchasing Data from the Department of Elections

The Virginia Department of Elections provides, at a reasonable cost to qualified persons or entities, several different lists of those who voted and registered voters.