Candidate Information

Candidates note: If you announced your decision to run for office to the public, received any contributions or spent any money on your campaign before filing, you must open your candidate committee within 10 days of any of these activities.

View relevant 2019 and 2020 dates for candidate filing.

Candidate guide for 2019 municipal elections.

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Tips for filing to run for office
What to bring:
  • A valid ID for notarization purposes
  • Check for filing fees (cash may be accepted if the filing fee is $50 or less)
  • Any completed campaign finance documents (not required)
What to expect:
  • If arriving on the first or last day of filing, be prepared to wait
  • Officials will verify your eligibility to file for office
  • Filing paperwork will be completed, signed and notarized
  • Filing fees must be paid at the time of filing
  • Campaign finance questions will be answered after the filing process

Available Resources

Did you know that there are excellent mapping and identification resources readily available on the Internet?

Did you know that Cabarrus County has information available locally regarding Flood Insurance Rate Maps, rules for building in the floodplain and protecting property from flood damage?

Here are some local resources and where to find them:

  • Adopted FEMA FIRMs are available at the Cabarrus County Governmental Center (65 Church St. S., Concord) in the Planning and Development Department during normal business hours.
  • Publications related to flooding, construction and living near rivers, streams and floodplains are available at the Cabarrus County Governmental Center. The Cabarrus County Library Concord Branch also has materials available for check out.
  • FEMA elevation certificates for buildings constructed in the floodplain (in unincorporated Cabarrus County) are available in the Planning and Development Department for review during normal business hours.
  • The North Carolina Building Code,which regulates local construction, incorporates flood-resistant standards for residential and commercial development.  
  • Cabarrus County Planning and Zoning staff can assist you with property inquiries.
  • Cabarrus County Construction Standards staff can help you with questions about the building code and technical construction standards.

Additional tips and resources

Ways to stay informed about weather that may cause flooding: 

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