Candidate Filing - 2022 Special Primary Council District 8

 Filed Candidates - Special Primary Election

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Candidate filing for the 2022 Special Primary Election for Prince George's County Council District 8 begins November 17, 2021. The candidate filing deadline is Tuesday, December 7, 2021 at 9:00 p.m.

You must be a registered voter and a resident of Council District 8 to run for candidacy in the 2022 Special Primary Election.

In an effort to minimize potential COVID exposure, we will only accept filing information via email at or fax to 301-341-7391.  Once we receive completed documentation, we will contact you to make an appointment to finalize the process.

Every candidate will need to submit:

             Candidate Information Sheet 
             Statement of Organization - completed electronically on the Maryland Campaign Reporting Information System (MDCRIS).
             Financial Disclosure Confirmation Information
             Filing Fee – Bring to your appointment
             Driver’s License – Bring to your appointment


Financial disclosures are completed for the previous calendar year.  The State Board of Elections requests that updated disclosures are filed prior to the candidate filing deadline.  If you have any questions about the disclosures, please contact the appropriate agency where they are filed.

For County Council: 
County Financial Disclosure - filed electronically on the Office of Ethics and Accountability website.     
All financial disclosure statements must be filed electronically on OEA’s web portal which will navigate you to the site to create a personal account at:
New users should register an account. Usernames are automatically generated from the system and include (.oea) at the end of the e-mail address used during registration. Prospective officeholders may either file a Financial Disclosure Statement per County Code or Financial Disclosure Affirmation if they have already filed a financial disclosure with the State of Maryland.
Please contact Jasmine Carter (301-883-5331) with any questions you may have.

 Filing Fee
There is a filing fee of $25.  The fee must be paid by either credit card, check, money order or cash.  NOTE: Cash payments must be in the exact amount and for credit card, check and money order payments there is a processing fee.

Campaign Account
Prior to filing Certificate of Candidacy, each candidate must file a campaign account. A campaign account is established by filing a Statement of Organization with the State Board of Elections on the Maryland Campaign Reporting Information System (MDCRIS).

More Information
Visit the Maryland State Board of Elections Candidacy page for more information on general candidacy filings and Campaign Finance. Be sure to review the Summary Guide to Maryland Candidacy and Campaign Finance Laws. The list of filed candidates will become available after filings begin. The link is updated approximately 24 hours after new filings are completed. For additional information, please read Frequently Asked Questions or contact 301-341-7300.