Becoming A Candidate
What is a Candidate?
A candidate is defined in 97.021(3), Florida Statutes, as any person to whom any one or more of the following applies:
However, this definition does not include any candidate for a political party executive committee.
When do I announce my candidacy?
Is it possible to run for a different office after I become a candidate?
Yes, under 106.021 (1)(a), Florida Statutes, you may change your mind and run for a different office after becoming a candidate, providing that you do the following;
Come In and See Us
If you are interested in becoming a candidate, please stop by our office to pick up a candidate handbook and ask any questions you might have.
Marty Bishop, Supervisor of Elections, Jefferson County
380 West Dogwood Street * Monticello, FL 32344
Phone: (850) 997-3348 * Fax: (850) 997-6958
Email: firstname.lastname@example.org * Hours: M-F 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.