A candidate for a county office shall file:
These must be filed with the County Auditor by 4:00 PM on the 60th day before the election. Please contact your county auditor regarding the required number of signatures for the petition.
A candidate for a city office shall file:
These must be filed with the City Auditor by 4:00 PM on the 60th day before the election. Please contact your local city auditor regaring the required number of signatures for the petition.
Please note that filing requirements for offices in the City of Fargo are different due to their Home Rule Charter. Please contact the City of Fargo Auditor's office at 701-241-1300 for more information or go to their website at www.ci.fargo.nd.us/CityInfo/ElectionsVoting/Runningforcityoffice.
These must be filed with your School Business Manager by 4:00 PM on the 60th day before the election.
College students need to meet the four requirements that all voters must meet:
Students that are from North Dakota and currently reside in Cass County usually meet the four requirements but often elect to vote by absentee in their home county because they want to maintain that as their residence. Students maintaining their North Dakota residency while attending school out-of-state are eligible to vote by absentee ballot using their North Dakota address. Students that are residents of Minnesota or other states should request an absentee ballot from the state they maintain as their residence.