Filing Announcement for March 18 General Primary Election

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Published on November 11 2013 3:00 pm
Last Updated on November 11 2013 3:00 pm
Written by Greg Sapp

Monday, November 25 is the first day for candidates of established political parties for county offices and precinct committeemen to file original nomination papers in the office of the County Clerk.

These nomination papers must contain original sheets signed by voters and circulators.

The filing period will continue through 5pm on Monday, December 2.  The office of Effingham County Clerk Kerry Hirtzel will be closed on Thursday, November 28 and Friday, November 29 in observance of the Thanksgiving holiday.

Candidates for statewide executive offices, congressional offices, Democrat Party state central committeemen and committeewomen, legislative offices, multi-county regional superintendent of schools and judicial offices, or for any office to be elected by more than one county are required to file their nominating petitions with the State Board of Elections.