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Ready to Run for County or Municipal Offices?

Updated: Feb 17



The filing period for the 2022 election is just a few weeks away. The excitement is building, and we are looking forward to working with you to advance our Party!

As a quick reminder, the filing period runs from

Tuesday, February 22, 2022 at 12:00pm until Tuesday, March 1, 2022 at 12:00pm.

We will have representatives available and ready to help you file!

We'll be in the Jury Room at the Eastern District Courthouse on the following three dates:

1) Feb 22, Tuesday - filing begins at Noon and goes to 4:30 pm

2) Feb 25, Friday - all day filing from 8:30 am to 4:30 pm

3) March 1, Tuesday - filing from 8:30 am until Noon - filing ends at Noon no exceptions.


Forms must be submitted in person at The Carroll County Clerk's office in Berryville. Office information here:


http://carrollcounty.us/CountyClerk


County, Municipal, and Township candidates will be required to complete the following 4 forms.

Visit this link to download them:

https://drive.google.com/drive/folders/1lwV3iXS1cxNqFUjw7f7PILuYPXy5JqBS?usp=sharing


County, Municipalities with Partisan Elections, and Township Offices Step by Step Process [A.C.A. §§7-1-101, 7-6-102, 7-7-204, 7-7-301, 7-7-203]:

  • Step 1:

  • Candidate - Must file a signed affidavit of eligibility with the Secretary of the County Committee of the Political Party stating that they are eligible to serve in the office they seek.

  • Affidavit of Eligibility - This must be notarized before turning it in.

  • Step 2:

  • Candidate - Must pay the party filing fee, if any, and file the party pledge, if any, with the Secretary of the County Committee of the Political Party during regular office hours during the party filing period.

  • Political Practices Pledge

  • Step 3:

  • Candidate - Must obtain a party certificate (receipt) from the Secretary or Chair of the County Committee of the Political Party.

  • Step 4:

  • Candidate - Must fill out a General Information Form with the County.

  • Step 5:

  • Candidate - Must file the party certificate and political practices pledge with the County Clerk during regular office hours during the party filing period (Tuesday, February 22, 2022 at 12:00pm until Tuesday, March 1, 2022 at 12:00pm.)


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