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Information for Candidates

You have decided to run for office. You will need to file for the office but you will also need to open a Campaign Finance Committee. Filing is done at a specifie‚Äčd time each year. However, your committee needs to be open within 10 days of announcing your decision to run.   If you are not affiliated with a party, you must complete petitions in order to run for office.  See below for details to run as an UNAFFILIATED candidate.  You must be affiliated with a party for 90 days prior to the day you file for office in that party.

 The following forms need to be completed to open your Campaign Finance Committee:

  1. Statement of Organization (CRO-2100 A)
  2. Certification of Treasurer (CRO - 3100)
  3. Certification of Financial Accounts (CRO - 3500)
  4. Designation of Committee Funds (CRO - 3900)
  5. Schedule for Mandatory Treasurer Training

Click here for the candidate flyer.


Review the 2019 Candidate's Guide


Running for Office

This information is located on the North Carolina State Board of Elections website.  We will provide updates as they are available. 


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Mailing Address:

Mecklenburg County Board of Elections
PO Box 31788
Charlotte, NC 28231

Office Location:

741 Kenilworth Ave.
Suite 202
Charlotte, NC 28204


Hours: Mon-Fri 8 a.m - 5 p.m.


Kristin Mavromatis

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