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MUTUALLY ASSURED DEMOCRACY

CANDIDATE RESOURCES

Our goal is to unify the existing efforts towards progress in Indiana. We are doing that by making the information accessible and convenient for Hoosiers to find. We are laying out political information in digestible ways that will not overwhelm citizens. We want people to be aware and engaged. We want those who want to be part of the political discourse to be able to find their place to help. We want to help solve the disenfranchisement and alienation too many Hoosiers feel when it comes to politics.

Step One: Fill out our short 

Step Two: We invite you to like our Facebook page and join our Facebook Community group. Once we've communicated, we can add you to our candidate forum where you can talk with other current and past candidates, get resources, ask questions and get the extra support as your campaign progresses.

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KNOW A CANDIDATE WHO ALIGNS WITH OUR VALUES?
APPLICATIONS NOW OPEN FOR 2024 MVP STATUS

To find the official candidate list from the Indiana SOS office, click here.

QUALIFICATIONS TO RUN FOR OFFICE

PRECINCT CHAIR
  • CHAIR AND VICE CHAIR MUST BE OF OPPOSITE SEX

  • YOU DO NOT HAVE TO RESIDE IN THE PRECINT

  • YOU CAN BE ELECTED OR YOU CAN BE APPOINTED BY YOUR COUNTY PARTY

  • MUST BE A CITIZEN AT TIME OF ELECTION

  • MUST RESIDE THE PRIOR TWO YEARS IN THE STATE AND PRIOR YEAR IN THE DISTRICT RUNNING FOR

  • 21 YEARS OF AGE OR OLDER

  • POSITION HELD FOR TWO YEARS

HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES
GOVERNOROR LT GOV
  • MUST BE CITIZEN FOR THE LAST FIVE YEARS

  • 30 YEARS OF AGE OR OLDER

  • RESIDENT OF THE STATE YOU RUN FOR THE LAST FIVE YEARS 

  • NOT HOLD OTHER OFFICE

  • POSITION HELD FOR FOUR YEARS

SCHOOL BOARD
MEMBER
  • MUST RESIDE IN DISTRICT

  • EACH DISTRICT HAS ITS OWN RULES IN THEIR ORGANIZATION PLAN. YOU CAN REACH OUT TO YOUR DISTRICT ADMINISTRATION OFFICE FOR MORE INFORMATION

  • MUST BE A CITIZEN AT TIME OF ELECTION

  • MUST RESIDE THE PRIOR TWO YEARS IN THE STATE AND PRIOR YEAR IN THE DISTRICT RUNNING FOR

  • 25 YEARS OF AGE OR OLDER

  • POSITION HELD FOR FOUR YEARS

STATE SENATOR
  • MUST BE A CITIZEN FOR PRIOR SEVEN YEARS -HOUSE OF REPS AND NINE YEARS FOR US SENATE

  • 25 YEARS (HOUSE OF REPS) 30 YEARS (US SENATE) OF AGE OR OLDER

  • INHABIT THE STATE OF WHICH YOU'VE CHOSEN TO RUN BY THE ELECTION

  • US HOUSE SERVES TWO YEARS - US SENATE SERVES SIX YEARS

CONGRESS
COUNTY OFFICE
  • CANNOT HOLD POSITION IN THE SAME DEPARTMENT

  • POSITION IS FOR FOUR YEARS

ATTORNEY GENERAL
  • RESIDE IN THE STATE FOR TWO YEARS PRIOR TO RUNNING

  • MUST BE ADMITTED TO THE PRACTICE OF LAW FOR AT LEAST FIVE YEARS PRIOR

  • POSITION HELD FOR FOUR YEARS

PRESIDENT OR VP
  • NATURAL BORN CITIZEN

  • 35 YEARS OF AGE OR OLDER

  • SPENT THE LAST 14 YEARS RESIDING WITHIN THE UNITED STATES

This information was compiled from the Indiana Secretary of State's office as well as local election boards.
Your party leaders should be able to assist you on gathering and filing the necessary paperwork. You can find your county party chair and contact info by going to Info by Region > Select your Region

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