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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
specified 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:
Click here for the candidate flyer.
Review the 2019 Candidate's Guide
This information is located on the North Carolina State Board of Elections website. We will provide updates as they are available.