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QUALIFYING for November 08, 2022

Congressional Primary Election:

QUALIFYING DATES

July 20-22, 2022
8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. each day

***Persons interested in qualifying for the below listed offices shall qualify at the Clerk of Court’s office in Amite, LA>***


Candidate Office Titles:

  • School Board Members
  • Hammond: Mayor, Council Members
  • Kentwood: Mayor, Chief of Police, Council Members
  • Tickfaw: Mayor, Chief of Police, Council Members
  • Independence: Alderman

Qualifying fees:

***If candidate is not a member of a recognized party (Democrat, Republican, Independent, Libertarian, Green, and Reform) he/she only pays the amount in the qualifying fee column.***
OFFICE QUALIFYING FEE STATE CENTRAL PARISH EXECUTIVE TOTAL NOMINATING PETITION SIGNATURES
School Board Members $115.00 57.50 57.50 $230.00 500
HAMMOND 75.00 37.50 37.50 150.00 50
KENTWOOD 40.00 20.00 20.00 80.00 50
TICKFAW 40.00 20.00 20.00 80.00 50
INDEPENDENCE 40.00 20.00 20.00 80.00 50
The qualifying fee shall be paid in cash or by certified or cashier’s check on a state or national bank or credit union, United States Postal Money order, or money order issued by a state or national bank or credit union.

Valid identification is required when qualifying.

Want to keep up with who has qualified and for what? Take a look at the Candidate Database courtesy of the Secretary of State’s website.

You can check candidates in Tangipahoa Parish as well as State Wide Elections!

Want to view a List of Candidates for this election?


Questions or inquires?

Email us at elections@tangiclerk.org or call Rebecca Borras @ 985-748-4146.

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