Running for Office

To anyone wishing to run for office!

Offices Up for Elections (PDF) - Revised 04/18/23 

The Board highly recommends that you to come into the office and pick up a petition packet that includes all the information needed to run for office. The Office Staff is here to help you go over all the information, to assure you understand the petitioning process.

Candidates who wish to run for public office should visit the NYS Board of Elections website. You will find detailed information on how to become a candidate. You can set up and report on campaign treasury activities, and also find the election law.


Designating Petition Information 

(Must print on legal size 8 1/2" x 14" paper)

Independent Petition Information

(Must print on legal size 8 1/2" x 14" paper)

New Law Change

Anyone running for an office must now file all Campaign Finance paperwork with the NYS Board of Elections.