• Election Date:  June 7, 2022
  • Candidate Filing Opens:  January 13, 2022                          COUNTY CANDIDATE LIST
  • Candidate Filing Closes:  March 14, 2022                        STATE & FEDERAL CANDIDATE LIST
  • Last Day to Withdraw Candidacy:  March 14, 2022            

Select a link below for candidate filing forms and information.

     Filing for County Office                             Filing for State Office 
     Candidate Calendar & Information               How to File Campaign Finance Form Online
    Withdrawal of Candidacy Form

Filing Fees

County Offices (Four Year Terms) Filing Fee
Clerk & Recorder/Supt. of Schools $328
County Attorney/Public Administrator/Auditor $600
County Commissioner (District 1, District 3) $338
Justice of the Peace (Dept. 1, Dept. 2) $328
Sheriff/Coroner $360
Treasurer/Assessor/Surveyor $328
**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 online with the Commissioner of Political Practices (COPP) within five (5) days of filing for office.  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.