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November 15, 2011

Candidate Registration Requirements

Individuals who obtain petitions from the Board of Elections & Ethics to be placed on the ballot for the 2012 election and 2012 special election must file a Statement of Candidacy (OCF Form 15) with the Office of Campaign Finance within five (5) days of obtaining said petitions.  This obligation is required by indidviduals who wish to become candidates for the following Offices in 2012:
Presidential Preference
Presidential Delegate and Alternate Presidential Delegate
At-Large Member of the District of Columbia Council
Ward Member of the District of Columbia Council (Wards 2, 4, 5, 7 & 8)
United States Senator
United States Representative
National Committeeman
National Committeewoman
Candidates for Delegate to the United States House of Representatives and Advisory Neighborhood Commissioner are not required to file the Statement of Candidacy.
The Statement of Candidacy may be obtained on this website under Downloadable Forms.  If you have any questions, please contact Wesley Williams, Public Affairs Manager, at (202) 671-0551 or