Tangipahoa Parish Clerk of Court


Current Election News - Qualifying

 

The qualifying period for the 2018 Open Primary/ Congressional Election to be held on TUESDAY, November 6, 2018 will begin Wednesday, July 18 through Friday, July 20.
Hours for qualifying are 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. each day.

Want to keep up with who has qualified and for what? Take a look at the Candidate Database courtesy of the Secretary of State's web site.
Check Candidates in Tangipahoa Parish or State Wide Elections.

Persons interested in qualifying for the below offices shall qualify at the Clerk of Court’s office in Amite, LA:

Qualifying fees for a recognized party affiliation: Democrat, Republican, Libertarian, Green, and Reform

Fees/Nominating Petitions to Qualify for Office

OFFICE

QUALIFYING FEE
Paid by each candidate.

STATE CENTRAL
Add'l fee collected from each Democratic & Republican candidate

PARISH EXECUTIVE
Add’l fee collected from each Democratic & Republican candidate

TOTAL

NOMINATING PETITION SIGNATURES
(in lieu of fees)

Required number of signatures of voters eligible to vote on the office.

School Board Members $115.00 $57.50 $57.50 $230.00 100
Hammond: Mayor, Council Members $75.00 $37.50 $37.50 $150.00 200
Kentwood: Mayor, Chief of Police, Council Members $40.00 $20.00 $20.00 $80.00 50
Tickfaw: Mayor, Chief of Police, Council Members $40.00 $20.00 $20.00 $80.00 50

If candidate is not a member of a recognized party he/she only pays the amount in qualifying fee column.

The qualifying fee shall be paid in cash or by certified or cashier’s check on a state or national bank or credit union, United States postal money order, or a money order issued by a state or national bank or credit union.

Identification required when qualifying.

Questions or inquiries election@tangiclerk.org or Alicia Fussell 985-748-4146




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