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Getting on the Ballot: State Candidates - Partisan

For Statewide Constitutional and Legislative Office:

Governor, Lieutenant Governor, Attorney General, Secretary of State, State Treasurer, State Senator, Representative to the Assembly

ELIS-9 Ballot Access Checklist for Statewide and Legislative Candidates [Revised for 2018]


For District Attorney:

GABIS-12 Ballot Access Checklist (revised for 2016)


Registered Write-In Candidates

To register as a write-in candidate, a Campaign Registration Statement (ETHCF-1) must be filed with the filing officer prior to collecting or spending any money on the campaign.

The deadline to register as a write-in candidate is 12:00 p.m. (noon) the Friday before the election.