Candidate Filing Period Opens

March 11, 2019 @ 12:00 pm – 5:00 pm America/New York Timezone
FCDC Headquarters
8500 Executive Park Ave. Suite 402
VA 22031
Frank Anderson, Exec. Director
(703) 573-6811
Candidate Filing Period Opens @ FCDC Headquarters

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:

Commonwealth’s Attorney
Chairman, Board of Supervisors
Member, Board of Supervisors (all nine districts)

Paperwork required:
Petitions of Qualified Voters
Receipt showing payment of candidate filing fee
Declaration of Candidacy

For more information about running for office, click here

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.