Information for Running for Office / Filing
Running & Filing
County Offices, North Carolina Senate, and North Carolina House of Representatives file at the local board of elections. All other federal and state offices file with the state board of elections.
Candidates who will file at the State Board of Elections should first visit their local board of elections to have their voter registration information verified by the Director.
FILING DATES for 2018 Elections:
Candidates seeking to file for the 2018 elections should note the below tables to determine the proper place and date to file. To file, a candidate will need to submit a Notice of Candidacy to the respective Board of Election governing their race during the filing period. In order to prevent the premature filing of the form, the Notice of Candidacy forms will be made available approximately two weeks prior to the start of candidate filing. The filing form and the requisite filing fee must be received by the respective Board of Election before the filing period ends.
Generally, the filing fee is one percent (1%) of the salary of the position being sought.
|Filing begins 12 noon June 18, 2018 and ends 12 noon June 29, 2018||Term||Where to file||Annual salary*||Filing Fee (1% rounded)|
|Associate Justice-State Supreme Court||8 years||St. Bd of Elctns||$146,191||$1,462|
|Judge-State Court of Appeals||8 years||St. Bd Of Elctns||$140,144||$1,401|
|Judge-Superior Court||8 years||St. Bd.Of Elctns||$132,584||$1,326|
|Judge-District Court||4 years||St. Bd.Of Elctns||$116,710||$1,167|
|Filing begins 12 noon June 11, 2018 and ends 12 noon July 6, 2018||Term||Where to file||Filing Fee set fee|
|Soil & Water Conservation Supervisor (2 seats)||4 years||Co. BOE||n/a||$5.00|
|*Refs: Exec. Order No. 13655;S.L. 2017-57, Sec 35.4; N.C.G.S. 120-3(b); S.L. 2015-241 Sec. 30.4(a);|
|NC Administrative Office of the Courts; N.C.G.S. 139-6; Craven County; Craven County Schools|
|This information is correct to the best of our knowledge at the time released. CCBOE|