Maryland Candidate Filing Deadline is Just Two Weeks Away on Feb. 27

The Board of Elections is reminding anyone who is planning to run for office that the deadline to file as a candidate for the 2018 Primary Election is Tuesday, February 27 at 9 p.m.

Montgomery County individuals interested in running for County Executive, County Council, State’s Attorney, Clerk of the Circuit Court, Register of Wills, Sheriff, the Montgomery County Board of Education (Districts 1, 3, 5, and At-Large), Republican Central Committee, or Democratic Central Committee may file a Certificate of Candidacy with the Montgomery County Board of Elections at 18753 N. Frederick Avenue, Suite 210, in Gaithersburg. Candidates for all other offices on the 2018 Primary ballot should contact the Maryland State Board of Elections for deadlines and filing locations.

The Montgomery County Board of Elections is open from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday, and will be open to accept filings on Tuesday, February 27, from 8:30 a.m. to 9 p.m. To arrange an appointment, contact Christine Rzeszut at 240.777.8585.

For more information, call 240.777.VOTE, visit, the Maryland State Board of Elections’ website at, or follow the Montgomery County Board of Elections on Facebook or Twitter.

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