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GENERAL ELECTION - NOVEMBER 6, 2012
Filing Period for NPPO candidates and candidates nominated by petition for
county offices is August 6th - August 29th 5PM.
Click here for the Candidate's Guide to the General Election
Signature requirements for candidates seeking County Offices Nominated
For County Supervisor, County Auditor & County Sheriff - At least 51
signatures of eligible electors of Monroe County, Iowa.
For County Hospital Trustee - 50 signatures
For County Agricultural Extension Council Member - 25 signatures
For County Soil & Water Conservation District Commissioner - 25 signatures
All signatures must be of eligible electors of Monroe County, Iowa.
Click here for the Nomination Petition for Partisan Office
Click here for the State of Iowa Affidavit of Candidacy
Click here for the Iowa Ethics & Campaign Disclosure Board
For more information and to download forms regarding Iowa Ethics and Campaign
HERE to go to the Iowa Ethics and Campaign Disclosure Board