Candidate Filing Period Opens
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The period for candidates to file for office is between March 11th at 12:00pm and March 28th at 5:00pm. Candidates for legislative seats file with their respective Legislative District Nominating Committees. For locations, click here.
Candidates for the local offices listed below may file their paperwork with the Fairfax County Democratic Committee no earlier than March 11th at 12:00pm and no later than March 28th at 5:00pm. The offices which are to file with FCDC Headquarters are as follows:
Chairman, Board of Supervisors
Member, Board of Supervisors (all nine districts)
Petitions of Qualified Voters
Receipt showing payment of candidate filing fee
Declaration of Candidacy
Candidates running in a contested primary: the first to file will be first on the ballot, unless they file simultaneously. In that event, the Electoral Board will choose ballot order by lot. See VA Code here.
Nonpartisan offices such as School Board will have a different filing schedule, which will be posted on the FCDC website.