Filing for Primary Elections
Federal Primary Election June 5, 2018
- Candidate Filing Opens: January 11, 2018
- Candidate Filing Closes: March 12, 2018
|County Offices (Four Year Terms)||Filing Fee|
|Clerk & Recorder / Election Administrator / Supt. of Schools||$272|
|County Attorney / Auditor||$505|
|Treasurer / Assessor / Surveyor||$272|
|Justice of the Peace (Dept. 1 and Dept. 2)||$272|
|Sheriff / Coroner||$294|
**Fees for State Offices will vary. For a list of state offices and fees click here.
Where to File for Office
County Office filing forms are to be filed with the County Election Office, 215 South 4th Street, Suite C; Hamilton, MT. If you are running for a state office, file your form with the Secretary of State's Office, PO Box 202801, Helena, MT 59620.
Campaign Finance Forms
Statement of Candidate forms must be filed with the Commissioner of Political Practices (COPP) within five (5) days of filing for office. Campaign finance forms can be obtained from the COPP. Any questions regarding campaign finances shall be directed to the COPP at (406) 444-2942.
Additional Filing Information
If you plan on filing as an Independent candidate, please contact the election office at (406) 375-6550 for details.
For more information on running for state offices, please contact the Secretary of State's Office at (406) 444-2034 or toll free at (888) 884-8683.