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Candidate Filing Information

Posted on 5/20/2013 by Judy Speas

Candidate Filing Information

Candidate filing for partisan Municipal and non-partisan Municipal elections begins 7/5/2013 at noon and ends 7/19/2013 at noon.

Partisan Municipal elections will be held in Winston Salem. Non-Partisan Municipal elections will be held in Bethania, Clemmons, Kernersville, Lewisville, Rural Hall, Tobaccoville and Walkertown. Details may be found in the 2013 Municipal Election Schedule and 2013 Candidate Filing Information.

Qualified candidates must be registered to vote; live in the municipality (and ward) in which they file; and, must be at least twenty-one years of age. Candidates must file their Notice of Candidacy during the filing period at the Forsyth County Board of Elections, the Village of Clemmons, the Town of Kernersville or the Town of Rural Hall offices.

Filing conducted at the Town of Rural Hall will close at 4:30 pm on Thursday, July 11, 2013. Filing conducted at the Village of Clemmons and the Town of Kernersville will close at 5:00 pm on Thursday, July 18, 2013. Candidate filing on Friday, July 19, 2013 will be held only at the Board of Elections office, 201 North Chestnut Street, Winston-Salem, NC 27101.

Please contact the Forsyth County Board of Elections at (336) 703-2800 for additional information.