NOW, NOT TOMORROW, IS THE TIME TO PLAN YOUR RUN!
The next local election is in November 2023
The candidate must be a registered voter in the county or municipality
and have lived here for one year
5 Steps to a Successful Candidacy
Step 1: Let the Pike County Democratic Committee know you're interested. Reach out to the Committee here so they can assist you with the technicalities and strategy.
Step 2: Collect signatures using the NOMINATION PETITION to put your name on the ballot.
*County-wide offices and Magisterial District Judges require 100 signatures.
*Township / Borough offices and School boards require 10 signatures.
*Follow strict rules for collecting signatures. Your opponent may challenge each signature in court.
Step 3: File NOMINATION PAPERS with the Elections Office. Along with Petitions, you must file a Statement of Financial Interest.
Step 4: Get as many supporters to vote for you at the Primary. If you get more votes than your Democratic opponent(s) your name will be on the November Ballot.
Step 5: Get as many supporters to vote for you at the General election in November.