State Controller Candidate Filing Information - 2018

Term of Office (34-610, Idaho Code):
State Controller:

Requirements to be elected to office (Article IV, Section 3, Idaho State Constitution; 34-610, Idaho Code):
State Controller must:

Campaign Finance Filing Requirements:
Candidates for State Controller must:

Filing Period:
Candidate Filing Dates:

Withdrawal Deadlines:

Ballot Access Options:
Candidates may run as either:

Idaho's recognized political parties with ballot status:

NOTE: No other political parties have met the requirements for ballot status in Idaho.

Partisan Candidate Filing:

Partisan Candidates have two options when filing for placement on the Primary Election Ballot:

  1. File a Declaration of Candidacy and pay the $200 filing fee.
  2. File a Declaration of Candidacy and nominating petitions, containing the signatures of at least 1,000 qualified electors of the state verified prior to submission.

The Statewide Filing Packet has the necessary forms, an information sheet and instructions for completing the forms.

Signature Collection - Each petition signature sheet must:

Independent Candidate Filing:

Independent Candidates have only one option when filing for placement on the General Election Ballot:

  1. File a Declaration of Candidacy and nominating petitions, containing the signatures of at least 1,000 qualified electors of the state verified prior to submission.

The Statewide Independent Filing Packet has the necessary forms and a short information sheet.

Signature Collection - Each petition signature sheet must:

Where to File:

Mailing Address:

Idaho Secretary of State's Office
Elections Division
PO Box 83720
Boise, ID 83720-0080

Shipping Address (UPS, FedEx, DHL, etc.):

Idaho Secretary of State's Office
Elections Division
450 N 4th Street
Boise, ID 83702

Personal Delivery:

Idaho Secretary of State's Office
State Capitol
700 W Jefferson, Ste E205
Boise, ID 83702

Note: Declaration of Candidacy forms may be scanned and emailed or faxed after completion. However, signature petition sheets may not be emailed or scanned. The original petition sheets with the county certifications must be submitted to the Secretary of State's Office.

Email:

elections@sos.idaho.gov

Fax:

(208) 334-2282