2017 Candidate Petitions

2017 candidate petitions are available now!

Petition circulation begins on February 14 (and no sooner).

Click each link below to download PDF petition packets. These come with a full set of instructions from the Bucks County Board of Elections and include Petition forms, Candidate Affidavit, Waiver of Expense Account Reporting Affidavit, and the Statement of Financial Interests form). If you would prefer to pick up a hard copy of these forms, please give us a call at 215-348-2140 or visit us at 123 North Broad Street, Doylestown.

Countywide Offices and Magisterial District Judge
Applicable offices and requirements: (250 signatures required for District Attorney, Sheriff, Prothonotary, Recorder of Deeds, and Controller; 100 signatures required for Magisterial District Judge)

School Director and Municipal Offices
Applicable offices and requirements: (10 signatures required for Mayor, Supervisor, Council, Treasurer, Tax Collector, Auditor or School Director)

Election Officials
Applicable offices and requirements: (10 signatures required for Judge of Elections; 5 signatures required Inspector of Elections)