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Appointments are now being scheduled at the Anne Arundel County Board of Elections to file for the 2022 Gubernatorial Elections.
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Becoming a Candidate

This information is for individuals interested in running for elected office in the 2022 election.

2022 Candidate Filing Information:

Filing for Office

Summary Guide to Maryland Candidacy and Campaign Finance Laws

Here are the steps for filing a Certificate of Candidacy:

Step 1 - Statement of Organization (Shall be completed prior to your filing appointment)

Statement of Organization can be submitted electronically at the Maryland Campaign Reporting Information System

Statement of Organization

Campaign Finance (Video)

Step 2 - Financial Disclosure Statement - The type of financial disclosure varies for the office sought.

(Shall be completed prior to your filing appointment)

Candidates for an Anne Arundel County office must file with the Anne Arundel County Ethics Commission - (410) 222-4412

Candidate for a Maryland State office must file with the Maryland State Ethics Commission - (410) 260-7770

Candidates for a judicial office must file with the Judicial Ethics Committee - (410) 260-1271 or (410) 260-1275

Step 3 – Schedule your appointment here ONLINE APPOINTMENT SCHEDULER

Step 4 – Bring the following to your appointment:

Candidate Information Sheet

Filing Fee (Cash or Check only)  Filing fees must be paid at the time of filing the Certificate of Candidacy. The amount of the filing fees depend on the office sought.

Please call our office at (410) 222-6601 if you have questions or need assistance.

2021 Board Meeting Schedule: 
January 14, 2021
February 11, 2021
March 11, 2021
April 8, 2021
May 13, 2021
June 10, 2021
July 8, 2021 
August 12, 2021
September 9, 2021 
October 14, 2021
November 10, 2021
December 9, 2021

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