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Candidate Filing Begins Dec. 6

Candidate Filing Begins Dec. 6

Published: December 01, 2021

The North Carolina State Board of Elections announced today that candidate filing for the 2022 statewide primary and rescheduled municipal elections begins at noon on Monday, December 6, and ends at noon on Friday, December 17.

Depending on the office sought, local candidates will file their Notices of Candidacy with either the Catawba County Board of Elections or the State Board of Elections.

Primary candidates for the following offices will file with the State Board of Elections:

  • U.S. Senate
  • U.S. House of Representatives
  • N.C. Supreme Court Justice
  • Judge of the N.C. Court of Appeals
  • Superior Court judge
  • District Court judge
  • District attorney

Primary candidates for the following offices file with their county board of elections:

  • N.C. Senate
  • N.C. House of Representatives
  • All county and municipal offices

New in 2021: Candidates filing with the State Board will file at the Exposition Center on the N.C. State Fairgrounds, located at 4285 Trinity Road, Raleigh, N.C.

For more information, view the full State Board of Elections announcement.

To see a list of Catawba County and local municipal offices up for election in 2022, click HERE.