Candidate Filing Information

To see a list of current candidates, view our Upcoming Election Information page.

Candidate Filing Periods are set by GS 163-106.2 and GS 163-291. Candidates may only file for contests listed during the specified time period.

For information on petitions and contests not listed, visit the NC State Board of Elections website.

Upcoming Filing Periods

2021 Municipal (July 2021)

2022 Primary (December 2021)

Filing Information
Campaign Finance
Helpful Statutory Information


Business hours for the Wake County Board of Elections are Monday - Friday: 8:30 a.m. - 5:15 p.m.

For questions regarding candidate eligibility email [email protected].