Running for Office
Offices up for election in 2018
Vacancies for County/Town/City offices will be certified by the respective clerks by March 6th. This page will be updated at that time.
Requirements will be based off of the enrolled voters as of April 1, 2018.
At least 5% of the active registered voters in a party must sign a designating petition to make it valid.
Pass the petition...
File the petition...
Designating Petitions must be filed at the Otsego County Board of Elections, 140 Co Hwy 33W, Ste 2, Cooperstown, NY 13326
- Petition pages must be securely fastened (stapled together)
- Petition pages must be sequentially numbered in the lower right corner
- If the petition has more than 10 pages, it must have a cover sheet
2018 Political Calendar
This calendar is a draft and subject to change by the NYS Legislature.