For Candidates

For Candidates

Candidate Requirement Guide

 

For the current Ohio Secretary of States interactive Ohio Candidate Requirement Guide click on the link below then scroll to find the Guide. The Guide is a downloadable .pdf.

 

OHIO CANDIDATE REQUIREMENT GUIDE

 



Campaign Finance Handbook

 

For an online Campaign Finance Handbook which includes the topics: Statutes, Rules, Campaign Finance Filing Forms, E-Filing and Resources please click on the link below.

 

CAMPAIGN FINANCE HANDBOOK

 


 

Campaign Finance Forms

 

Campaign finance forms for the State of Ohio are maintained by the Ohio Secretary of State's office. For the Finance section of the Secretary of States website click the link below.

 

CAMPAIGN FINANCE FORMS

 


 

Campaign Finance Reporting Calendar

 

The Campaign Finance Reporting Calendar features deadlines based on the 2017 primary and general election dates. Activity related to special elections may require reporting on different dates. Filing entities submitting reports to a county board of elections are encouraged to contact the board for special elections dates and filing deadlines not included on the calendar. Click the link below for a printable 2017 Campaign Finance Reporting Calendar.

 

2017 CAMPAIGN FINANCE REPORTING CALENDAR

 


 

Ohio Election Calendar

 

The 2017 Ohio Election Calendar gives an overview of dates and deadlines which must be followed per the Ohio Revised Code and rules and deadlines prescribed by the Ohio Secretary of State. The calendar covers all election related dates and deadlines from late 2015 thru the end of 2017. The link below opens a downloadable/printable version of the calendar.

 

2017 ELECTION CALENDAR
2018 ELECTION CALENDAR