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. Candidates for Judicial Office must file form DS-DE 83 within 10 days of filing form DS-DE 9.
DS-DE 9 — Appointment of Campaign Treasurer and Designation of Campaign depository
DS-DE 84 — Statement of Candidate (attesting that you have read and understand campaign finance law)
DS-DE 83 — Judicial Candidates only — Statement of Candidate for Judicial Office (attesting you have read and understand the Florida Code of Judicial Conduct)
Acknowledgement of Electronic Filing
Guidelines for Photo and Biographical Information
WHERE TO FILE FOR CANDIDACY
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]