County Candidate Information

Available Offices

For the 2022 elections, Williams County will have the following non-partisan elected offices open:

OfficeTerm LengthTerm DatesPrimary Election Petition Signature Requirements
Auditor4 yearsApril 1, 2023 - May 31, 2027Votes cast in 2018: 9,231
Minimum needed: 184
Maximum needed: 300
District #1 County Commissioner4 yearsDecember 5, 2022 - December 7, 2026Votes cast in 2018: 2,405
Minimum needed: 48
Maximum needed: 300
District #3 County Commissioner4 yearsDecember 5, 2022 - December 7, 2026Votes cast in 2018: 1,564
Minimum needed: 31
Maximum needed: 300
District #5 County Commissioner4 yearsDecember 5, 2022 - December 7, 2026Votes cast in 2018: 2,193
Minimum needed: 43
Maximum needed: 300
Sheriff4 yearsDecember 5, 2022 - December 7, 2026Votes cast in 2018: 10,015
Minimum needed: 200
Maximum needed: 300
State's Attorney4 yearsJanuary 1, 2023 - December 31, 2026Votes cast in 2018: 9,445
Minimum needed: 188
Maximum needed: 300
Treasurer/Recorder4 yearsJanuary 1, 2023 - December 31, 2026Votes cast in 2018: 8,927
Minimum needed: 178
Maximum needed: 300

All offices will be on the ballot for both the Primary Election (June 14, 2022) and the General Election (November 8, 2022).

Eligibility

To be eligible to run for a county office, you must be, at the time of election, a qualified elector in Williams County.

County commissioners must be qualified voters residing in the district where the officer is chosen prior to taking office. Click here for a map of the districts.

Timeline

January 1, 2022: Petitions for signature can begin to be circulated

January 3, 2022: Petitions, nominations, and Certificates of Endorsement for office can begin to be filed with the Auditor's Office

April 11, 2022 @ 4 pm CT: Last day to file a petition or nomination for office

Required Forms

A packet of information, including a copy of these forms, can be also be obtained from the Auditor's Office.

Candidacy Forms

Each candidate must file the following forms:

Please contact the Auditor's Office for paper copies of the forms or if you need assistance completing them. Completed forms must be filed with the Auditor's Office no later than 4 pm CT on April 11, 2022.

Campaign Financial Disclosure Form

Please contact the Auditor's Office for assistance with this form.

 

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