Filing and Pre-Qualifying
You must file form DS-DE 9 BEFORE: opening your campaign account, accepting any contributions, making any campaign expenditures or collecting petitions.
Within 10 days of filing DS-DE 9, Candidates must file form DS-DE 84. Additionally, candidates filing for Judicial Offices must file form DS-DE 83 within 10 days of filing form DS-DE 9.
Where you file for candidacy depends on the office you're seeking.
If you are running for a county office, you will bring your pre-qualifying packet to the Supervisor of Elections main office located in Brooksville.
If you are running for a federal, state or multi-county seat, please visit the Florida Division of Elections HERE
For assistance in filing for candidacy please call (352)-754-4125 or email us at [email protected]