Secretary of State
Secretary Grimes Reminds Candidates of Filing Deadline
Secretary of State Alison Lundergan Grimes is reminding individuals interested in running in the December 18, 2012, special election to fill the vacancy in 16th State Senate District that they must file the appropriate paperwork with her office no later than 4:00 p.m. EST on Tuesday, November 20, 2012.
Pursuant to the Dewayne Bunch Act, passed by the General Assembly this year, the November 20th filing deadline applies to all candidates, including write-in candidates. If only one candidate timely files for the office, voting may be conducted at the county clerks’ offices or other locations designated by the county boards of elections and approved by the State Board of Elections.
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