The Fairfax County Republican Committee is recruiting candidates for offices at all levels. We’re here to help you with information, advice and referrals. Please contact the FCRC Chairman Steve Knotts at 703-766-4467 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Candidates for office in Virginia must meet certain qualifications and are required to file specific documents in order to qualify to appear on the ballot. These qualifications and requirements may vary slightly depending on whether the office sought is a local office, a general assembly seat, a statewide office, or a federal office. Generally, all candidates must meet the following minimum qualifications:
- Be qualified to vote for and hold the office sought, and
- Be a resident of the Commonwealth of Virginia for one year immediately preceding the election.
The Virginia State Board of Elections has developed and published candidate informational bulletins specific to each office type. In addition to the qualifications, forms and filing requirements, candidate information bulletins provide candidates with information he/she will need to run for office.
Here’s the detailed information on requirements and regulations for candidates of local, state, and federal elections: