Candidate Filing Information

Candidate filing for the 2017 Municipal Election begins at noon on Friday, July 7, 2017 and ends at noon on Friday, July 21, 2017.

A list of offices up for election in 2017 and associated filing fees will be available here soon.

What should a candidate expect when filing for office?
  • A Board of Elections staff member will work with each candidate to verify eligibility to file (must be a registered voter of the jurisdiction in which they wish to seek office and at least 21 years of age).
  • Any campaign finance questions will be answered.
  • Filing fee must be paid at the time of filing.
Campaign Finance

The law states that within ten days of any of the following events a candidate must open a political committee and appoint a treasurer:

  • Receiving or spending any money in support of their candidacy,
  • Filing a notice of candidacy, or
  • Making a public announcement of a definite intent to run for public office in a particular election.

All reports filed with the Brunswick County Board of Elections are available for public viewing in our office.

Information for Candidates

If you have questions, please call the Brunswick County Board of Elections office (910) 253-2620.

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