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To file for Sheriff you must be a citizen/resident of the state of Maryland for at least five years and you must reside in Cecil County.

REPUBLICAN AND DEMOCRATIC CANDIDATES
Filing Begins:                   Tuesday, February 28, 2017

Filing Deadline:                Tuesday, February 27, 2018 by 9:00 PM

Withdraw Deadline:         Thursday, March 1, 2018 by 4:30 PM

Requirements:

Candidate Information Sheet
Please complete the Candidate Information Sheet in its entirety.

Filing Fee - $25
Filing fee must be paid by check or cash at the time of filing. 
Checks must be made payable to Cecil County Board of Elections.

Identification
Official identification is required: a current and valid photo identification – Maryland Drivers’ License or MVA issued Identification Card, Passport, Military ID or government issued photo ID at the time of filing.

Statement of Organization
This document is required for conducting financial activity and may be filed at either the Cecil County or Maryland State Board of Elections. A Statement of Organization may be completed prior to the actual filing of candidacy to permit fundraising, but must be established no later than the date the candidate has filed. The candidate can be his or her own chairperson but not his or her own treasurer.

Financial Disclosure Form (Online)
A Financial Disclosure Form is required for all State and local candidates.  The Financial Disclosure Form is to be filed with the controlling agency, the Maryland State Ethics Commission. The financial disclosure forms require the filer to identify real estate interests, equity interests, and other relationships such as employment, debts and gifts so that the public can be assured that the impartiality and independent judgment of those officials and employees will be maintained. A candidate may file a receipt as proof if the candidate previously filed a financial disclosure form for the calendar year required for the candidacy. For additional information about filing the financial disclosure, please contact the Maryland State Ethics Commission.

Upon completion of all requirements, a personalized Certificate of Candidacy will be generated for the candidate’s signature.

 

Please Note: There are additional steps for NON PRINCIPAL POLITICAL PARTY CANDIDATES and PETITION CANDIDATES.