Candidate Filing Information

Qualifications

Candidate packets are now available at the Graham County Election Office / Board of Supervisors Office at 921 W Thatcher Boulevard, Safford, AZ 85546.

  • Each candidate or committee that intends to accept contributions or make expenditures of more than $1,100, in any combination of the two, shall file a Statement of Organization with the filling officer at the Graham County Election Office within 10 days of meeting this threshold
  • Candidates for office must circulate petitions and gather the required number of signatures to have their name placed on the ballot
  • On or before the filing deadline the candidate must file a Nomination Paper, petitions, and Financial Disclosure Statement with the filing officer
  • Candidate for precinct committeeman, fire districts, hospital district and community college file with the County Elections Office
  • School District candidates file with the County School Superintendent
  • Candidates for city / town offices with the City / Town Clerk's Office
  • All campaign committees must file Campaign Finance Reports in accordance with established Campaign Finance Report filing deadlines until they terminate their campaign