ARE YOU INTERESTED IN RUNNING AS A REPUBLICAN CANDIDATE
FOR BALTIMORE CITY COUNCIL OR BALTIMORE CITY COMPTROLLER?
The Deadline for Candidates to File for Elective Office has closed, however,
THE BALTIMORE CITY REPUBLICAN PARTY CAN STILL GET YOUR NAME ON THE BALLOT for a very limited time.
This is a powerful opportunity for City Republicans. It means you would have no competition in the primary and can go straight
through to the general election in November.
THESE BALLOT POSITIONS ARE OPEN IN THE CITY:
Comptroller AND councilmanic districts 1, 2, 3, 4, 8, 9, 11, 13, 14.For Comptroller, you must be at least 25 years old, a Baltimore City resident, and have registered to vote in Baltimore City before November 3, 2019.
For any City Council Seat, you must be at least 18 years old, a Baltimore City resident, and have registered to vote in your Baltimore City Council district before November 3, 2019. You can confirm which councilmanic district you live in here:
If YOU are INTERESTED in appearing on the April 2020 Baltimore City GOP Primary Ballot, do this:
- Submit a resume indicating: your education, employment, and skills, including current and previous political activities. Resume must contain your full name, address, phone number, and email address.
- Submit statements on "Why I am a Republican" and "What I Hope to Accomplish by Running for Political Office." These statements can be written or video.
Submit your resume and statements via email to [email protected] or via text to (443) 622-1990.
The Deadline for submission of your resume and statements is noon, Thursday, January 30, 2020. You will receive email confirmation of receipt of your application. Not every applicant will be selected for interview, but every applicant will be notified by midnight as to whether he/she will be interviewed.
Interviews will be conducted on Saturday, February 1, 2020, 12:45pm-4:45pm, at a location to be emailed to you only if your application is selected for interview. You will meet with members of the Baltimore City Republican Central Committee. At the interview, you will be asked to express why you are interested in elective office and to respond to questions from the committee.
Following the interview, all those interviewed will be notified as to whether they were selected for appointment to the ballot. If you are selected for appointment, you must accept or decline the appointment by 8am on Monday, February 3, 2020. If you accept, you will have until 5pm on Friday, February 7, 2020 to register your candidacy at the Baltimore City Board of Elections with signed forms furnished by the BCRCC. You will be responsible for finding a treasurer, picking up the authorized designation form, completing the ethics form online, going to the Baltimore City Board of Elections, paying the filing fee ($50 for city council; $150 for comptroller), and filing in person.
This opportunity is open only to Registered Republican Voters in Baltimore City. Thank you to all for your interest and your participation.
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