beginning today, with the
Indiana Secretary of State or Porter County Election Board.
Filing will remain
open until 12 p.m. Friday, Feb. 9.
A candidate seeking
nomination by a major political party may file, as well as independent or
minor party candidates and state convention delegates.
Candidates for U.S.
Senate may begin filing petitions of nomination with county voter
registration offices for verification of petition signatures.
participation is the bedrock of our constitutional form of government, and I
congratulate those individuals who have made the decision to enter public
service,” Secretary of State Connie Lawson said. “I encourage all candidates
to pay careful attention to the policies and deadlines set forth by the laws
of our state, and to file the appropriate documents sooner rather than later
to avoid unnecessary mistakes and ensure an easy and efficient process for
all parties involved.”
Candidates may file
their declaration of candidacy (form CAN-2) with the Secretary of State or
the Indiana Election Division or the Porter County Election Board, in the
County Administration Building at 155 Indiana Ave. in Valparaiso.
can be found by calling the Election Division at (317) 232-3939 or visiting