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1 NW Martin Luther King Jr Blvd
Civic Center Complex, Room 216
Evansville, IN 47708
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Filing Requirements for Candidates


A candidate for nomination at the Primary election for Vanderburgh County offices must file a declaration of candidacy in the office of Vanderburgh County Election Office located in Room 216 in the Civic Center Administration Building.

The state approved declaration of candidacy form is available from the Vanderburgh County Election Board or the Secretary of State website here. A candidate wishing to declare their candidacy should call the Election Office at 812-435-5122 to arrange the declaration. 

For more information, call 812-435-5122.


A person must be a registered voter in the election district to be represented.

A person is disqualified from holding or being a candidate for an elected office if the person has
a) Entered a plea of guilty to a felony
b) Been convicted of a felony

Contact the election office for more details of qualifications and requirements.

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