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Candidate Nomination

For the 2021 General Election, a person may file a nomination to become a candidate between January 1, 2021 and 12 noon on Nomination Day (six weeks before Election Day, October 18, 2021)

The nomination of a candidate must be in the prescribed form, be signed by at least 100 persons who are electors eligible to vote in that election and reside in the local jurisdiction on the date of signing the nomination.

Individuals who are planning on submitting nomination papers should review the Local Authorities Election Act to understand the rules prior to submitting nomination papers.