The 2016 Presidential Primary will be held on Tuesday, May 3, 2016. Anyone wishing to run for office in 2016 should visit our Candidate Info page to review the offices up for election, as well as the qualifications to run for office.
The filing period for most offices is January 6, 2016 through noon on February 5, 2016. Candidates for local offices file at the Circuit Court Clerk’s Office, in Goshen. For local office candidates, the Clerk’s Office will have the forms available when you file. If you wish to obtain the forms prior to filing with the Clerk’s Office, contact us for more information.
Candidates for Federal, Statewide, State Legislative Offices, and Judicial Offices file with the Indiana Election Division. Some offices also require a petition process. Be aware that there are several steps and forms for these offices; plan accordingly. See the 2016 candidate guide for more detailed information.