2013 Municipal Candidate Filing Information

2013 MUNICIPAL CANDIDATE FILING INFORMATION

Filing Dates:       Filing Begins                               Friday, July 5, at noon
                           Filing Ends                                  Friday, July 19, at noon

Filing Location:  Union County Board of Elections
                           316 B East Windsor St
                           Monroe, NC  28112

Regular business hours are 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM.  Please allow at least one hour to complete filing paper work.

Things to Know:

  • You may choose to organize your committee before filing your Notice of Candidacy.  You must organize your committee within 10 days of spending or receiving any money towards the campaign.
  • The( Notice of Candidacy form) will not be accepted before the mandated filing period opens.
  • If you choose to wait until the filing period to organize your committee, you will have 10 days from the date that you file the Notice of Candidacy to submit your organizational committee papers.
  • If you plan on using a nickname you must fill out a (Nickname Affidavit form).
  • If you have been convicted of a felony, and have received all your rights back, you must fill out a (Felony Disclosure Form).

Filing Instructions:

  1. We will verify your registration. You must live within the jurisdiction of the office in which you intend to file. (Please call 704-283-3809 if you have questions about your registration or jurisdiction).

  2. Determine whether or not you have an active or inactive committee on file with Election Services (Please call 704-283-3710 if you have any questions.)

  3. New and returning candidates must determine if they plan to spend or receive over $1000 on campaign during the election cycle.  Keep in mind, any personal money a candidate spends counts toward the $1000 limit.  ($1000 is the threshold for reporting purposes.  If you do not plan to spend or receive more than $1000 during the election cycle, you will complete the “New Candidate Under Threshold” forms and will not be required to report as long as your committee remains under the $1000 threshold. Candidates planning to exceed the $1000 threshold will select the “New Candidate Over Threshold" forms.

    (New Candidate Under Threshold)
    (New Candidate Over Threshold)

  4. Returning candidates may need to complete the forms below to notify Election     Services of any changes.

    • Certification to Return to Active Status (CRO-3300)
    • Certification of Threshold (CRO-3600)
    • Certification of Treasurer (CORR-3100)
  5. Print out and review the appropriate group of forms based on your threshold selection.

  6. Organize your committee.
    • Choose a name for your committee.
    • Appoint a treasurer. (Spouses are prohibited)
    • Open a separate bank account to be utilized exclusively by the committee.

  7. Contact the State Board of Elections for information on how to complete in-person or online treasurer training.

  8. Mail your completed committee forms or bring them in person to the address below within 10 days of spending or receiving any money in support of the candidate’s candidacy or within 10 days of filing a Notice of Candidacy. Union County Board of Elections Physical Address:  316 B East Windsor St Monroe P O Box 1106 Monroe NC 28111.

    IN PERSON                                                                       MAIL
    Union County Board of Elections                               Union County Board of Elections
    316 B East Windsor St.                                                P O Box 1106
    Monroe, NC  28112                                                       Monroe, NC  28111

  9. If you choose to wait until the filing period to submit your organizational committee papers bring them, along with your filing fee, in the form of a check or money order to the Board of Elections beginning at noon on Friday, July 5, 2013 through noon on Friday, July 19, 2013.

  10. Please contact Vickie Deese, Union County Board of Elections, at 704-283-3710 if you have any questions in regard to campaign finance.

    We look forward to serving you!                             

Contact Information
Contact Information

UNION COUNTY BOARD OF ELECTIONS OFFICE HOURS
Monday-Friday (8:00-5:00)

John Whitley, Director
316-B Windsor St. E
Monroe, NC 28112
Mailing Address:
P.O. Box 1106 
Monroe, NC 28111
Phone: (704) 283-3809
Fax: (704) 282-1083
union.boe@ncsbe.gov

Questions about:
Campaign Finance:
Vickie Deese 704-283-3710

Voter Registration:
Donna Meadows 704-283-3633

Absentee Voting:
Mary Rhodes 704-283-3864

ADA Questions:
Carlene Herrin 704-283-3709. 

All other Questions:
704-283-3809

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