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Information for Candidates

Information for Candidates

2016 Offices To Be Filled     
Qualifying Information 
Qualifying Fees

Forms, Applications, and Candidate Materials
Qualifications and Disqualifications for Holding Elective Office in Georgia          
Notice of Intention of Write-in Candidacy (County) 
Affidavit for Write-in Candidacy (County)  
Notice of Intention of Write-in Candidacy (State) 
Affidavit for a Write-in Candidacy (State)


Notice of Candidacy and Affidavit
County/Municipal Candidates  
State Candidates 
Federal Candidates 

Declaration of Candidacy and Affidavit
County/Municipal Candidates  
State Candidates  
Federal Candidates  

Other Affidavits
Sheriff Affidavit  
Coroner Affidavit 
Tax Commissioner Affidavit 
Clerk of Superior Court Affidavit 
Judge of Probate Court Affidavit 
Local Board of Education Affidavit
Paupers Affidavit and Petition 

Campaign Disclosure Information
View 1998-2005 Campaign Contribution Disclosure Reports and Candidate Financial Disclosure Statements
E-Filing of Contribution Disclosure Reports 
Georgia Government Transparency and Campaign Finance Commission (Formerly known as the State Ethics Commission) 

Other Candidate Information 
Nomination Petition Form  (Independent-State)
Nomination Petition Form    (Independent- Local) 
Nomination Petition Form (Political Body-State)
Nomination Petition Form (Political Body-Local)
Nomination Petition for Presidential Electors (Political Body)
Nomination Petition for Statewide Office by Convention (Political Body)
Pursuant to O.C.G.A. § 21-2-170 (a), a nomination petition must be on the form prescribed by the officer with whom the form is filed. The nomination petition prescribed by the Secretary of State for state officers is printed doubled-sided on legal size white copy paper. If you have any additional questions regarding the printing of nomination petitions, please contact our office at 404-656-2871.
Constitution of the State of Georgia 
Absentee Voting: A Guide For Registered Voters        


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