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Candidate Information

Any candidate wishing to run for office on the County level or School Board (does not include College Board) Level will have a Candidate filing period for the May 24, 2022 election.

It will begin on Tuesday February 22nd at noon and will end on Tuesday March 1st at noon. All filing will take place at the Boone County Election Center located at 414 W. Central in Harrison.

County Level candidates are as follows: County Judge, County Sheriff, County Clerk, Circuit Clerk, Treasurer, Assessor, Collector and Coroner, Justice of Peace Districts 1 through 11, City Constable, North Boone Constable and South Boone Constable. 

County Level Candidates can file by either option below.

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School Board level candidates up for election are as follows:                                    

Alpena (Zoned) 5 Year Term - All 5 zones must file                                                                                                 post-election candidates will draw by lot for term year

Bergman (Position 5) 5-year term - Jason Ponder

Harrison (Zoned 5, At Large 2) 5 Year Term - All 5 zones must file                                                                        post-election candidates will draw by lot for term year, not sure if the 2 at large must file as well

Lead Hill (Zoned) 5 Year Term - All 5 zones must file                                                                                               post-election candidates will draw by lot for term year

Omaha (Position 5) 5-year term - Marietha Stone

Valley Springs (No Position Number) 5-year term - Randy Moore

You will file by option 2 below.

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Option 1: is to file as a "Party" Candidate. In order to do this, you must join your party of choice and pay their committee fee. Then you will file under that party and will have a party filling fee that is set by the party and is based on the office you choose to run for. 

Option 2: You can file as Independent. To file as Independent, you will be required to circulate a petition to gather signatures. The office of choice will determine the number of signatures required. 

Signature Dates:

County Level Candidates may begin collecting signatures on Monday January 31, 2021 and must turn in petition by May 2nd at noon. Signatures required varies information will be made available at time of packet pick up.

School Board Candidates may begin collecting signatures on Wednesday December 1, 2021 and must turn in by noon on March 1, 2022. Signatures required varies information will be made available at time of packet pick up.

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Any Candidate who wishes to run for office on a Federal/State Level will need to contact the Arkansas Secretary of State's office to get details on your requirements (this includes signature requirements for each state level office as an Independent). You will also file at the State Capitol.

Federal level candidates are as follows: U.S. Senate, U.S. Congress

State level candidates are as follows: Governor, Lt. Governor, Secretary of State, Attorney General, Treasurer, Auditor, Commissioner of Lands, St. Senate District, St. Rep Districts.

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Any person who wishes to run for office on a Municipal level, will be able to pick up a candidate packet starting May 12, 2022. 

Candidate filing will begin at noon on August 3, 2022 and end at noon on August 10, 2022.

All municipal offices are up for election, this includes mayors, clerk/recorders and alderman.

Signatures required varies; information will be made available at time of packet pick up.

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College Board Candidates will be able to pick up a candidate packet starting May 12, 2022.

Candidate filing will begin at noon on August 3, 2022 and end at noon on August 10, 2022. 50 signatures are required.

Positions up for election:

Seat 7 currently held by RG Earnest

Seat 8 currently held by Chris McNew

Seat 9 currently held by Donald Thomlinson

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Carroll/Boone Water Board Candidates will be able to pick up a candidate packet starting May 12, 2022.

Candidate filing will begin at noon on August 3, 2022 and end at noon on August 10, 2022. 50 signatures are required.

Position up for election:

Member Position currently held by Mark Billings