Tangipahoa Parish Clerk of Court


Current Election News - Qualifying

 

The qualifying period for the 2014 Fall Primary Election to be held on Tuesday, November 4th, 2014 will begin Wednesday, August 20th, 2014 through Friday, August 22nd, 2014. Hours for qualifying are 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. each day.

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 web site.
Check Candidates in Tangipahoa Parish or State Wide Elections.

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


Fees/Nominating Petitions to Qualify for Office

OFFICE

QUALIFYING FEE
Paid by each candidate.

STATE CENTRAL
Add'l fee collected from each Democratic & Republican candidate

PARISH EXECUTIVE
Add’l fee collected from each Democratic & Republican candidate

TOTAL

NOMINATING PETITION SIGNATURES
(in lieu of fees)

Required number of signatures of voters eligible to vote on the office.

District Judges   $ 300.00   $ 150.00   $ 150.00   $  600.00 500
District Attorney   $  225.00   $  112.50   $  112.50   $  450.00 500
School Board Members   $  115.00   $    57.50   $    57.50   $  230.00 100
Justice of the Peace and Constable   $    75.00   $    37.50   $    37.50   $  150.00 100
Hammond Municipal Races - City Court Judge, City Court Marshal, Mayor and Council Members   $    75.00   $    37.50   $    37.50   $  150.00 200
Kentwood Municipal Races - Mayor, Chief of Police and Council Members   $    40.00   $    20.00   $    20.00   $    80.00 50
Tickfaw Municipal Races - Mayor, Chief of Police and Council Members   $    40.00   $    20.00   $    20.00   $    80.00 50
           

If candidate is not a member of a recognized party he/she only pays the amount in qualifying fee column.

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 a money order issued by a state or national bank or credit union.

Please bring identification when qualifying.

Questions or inquiries election@tangiclerk.org or Alicia Fussell 985-748-4146

 

*** November 4th, 2014 Election Information***




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