QUALIFYING / CANDIDATE INFO

 

QUALIFICATIONS ARE UNIQUE TO EACH OFFICE
If you are interested in running for an elected office, contact our office for the qualifications a candidate must meet to hold the office you are seeking and the fees associated with the office that must be paid at the time of qualifying.

Qualifications for Specific Offices

Fees to Run For Elected Office

Current Fee Schedule

 


PAYMENT INFO

  • We cannot accept personal or campaign checks.

  • Fees must be paid by cash, a bank certified check, or a USPS Money Order.

 


WAIVING QUALIFYING FEES
Nominating Petitions can be downloaded from the Secretary of State website. There are strict guidelines that must be followed when submitting a Nominating Petition, so be sure to read the Guidelines for Qualification/Nominating Petition.

If filing a Nominating Petition, the candidate must contact the Registrar of Voters Office (at  (337-721-4000) for information on deadlines to file Nominating Petitions.

ELECTION CALENDARS & QUALIFYING DATES

CLICK HERE​ for the link to the LA Secretary of State's Election Calendars, which include qualifying dates.

TIMES FOR QUALIFYING ON THE DATES LISTED
8:30am – 4:30pm at the Clerk of Court's office.

HOW DO I FIND OUT WHEN AN ELECTED OFFICIAL'S TERM EXPIRES?

CLICK HERE for the link  to the LA Secretary of State's Elected Official's database. Search by office or parish.


If you have questions, feel free to contact one of our Co-Directors of Elections

Jean Ann East jeast@calclerkofcourt.com
337-437-3558 Ext 123

Princella Ryan pryan@calclerkofcourt.com
337-437-3558 Ext 144

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