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COUNTY ROW OFFICES
GRADE LEVEL / YEAR
DREAM : FUTURE ARTIST
Row offices are often full-time county government positions. Some counties also elect part-time Jury Commissioners & Auditors.
The # of signatures you need is 2% of the highest vote total for any one candidate in the last comparable county-wide election. Signers must be eligible to vote for you; they can be from any political party.
Must have been resident in the county for at least a year (2 years for DA)
Must be registered as a Green 30 days before the primary
May not hold other elective office
These are part- or full-time positions, usually located in your county seat
Terms: 4 years
A brief campaign finance statement must be filed with the county even if no expenses are incurred. Expenses over $250 must be itemized and regularly reported.
Greens do not run in the April primary, only in the November general election.
Circulate nominating papers
Find out what offices will be open & what the highest vote total was for county office in the last election.
HOURS & PAY
Must file personal financial statement
Jan - Feb
Form an election committee (you will need a chair & a treasurer); develop your theme, message & strategy
There are 67 counties in PA & most will elect some row offices in 2019. Your County Board of Elections can tell you which ones! >>>>>>>
Administer relevant county offices
Salaries & benefits are set by county commissioners
Some positions are purely administrative: eg issuing licenses & permits
Others (D.A., Controller) may require more specialized experience
Jury Commissioner & Auditor posts are particularly good for 3rd party runs!
Click here to see if your county has Auditors
County Boards of Elections