Candidate Information and Resources

Are you a candidate or considering running for elected office? We have provided some resources below to give you guidance and to allow for self-service, however, we always recommend, if possible, that you come to the Board of Election’s office to pick up a petition packet so staff can review the contents with you and answer any questions you may have. Packets are available approximately 2 months prior to the filing deadline for the Election in which you wish to appear on the ballot.

Certified Candidates for the March 19, 2024 Primary Election

Petition Forms:

Below are the petition forms commonly filed in Coshocton County. If you are looking for petition forms for other elected offices, please click here.

Partisan Candidate Filings:

County Offices– Commissioner, Sheriff, Prosecutor, Clerk of Courts, Recorder, Treasurer, Auditor, Coroner, Engineer

Judge of the Municipal Court

Judge of the Court of Common Pleas

City Offices – Mayor, Treasurer, Auditor, Law Director, Council

Non-Partisan Candidate Filings:

County Offices– Commissioner, Sheriff, Prosecutor, Clerk of Courts, Recorder, Treasurer, Auditor, Coroner, Engineer

Judge of the Municipal Court

Judge of the Court of Common Pleas

Village Offices – Mayor, Council

Township Offices – Trustee, Fiscal Officer

Board of Education – City, Local, Exempted Village

Board of Education – Governing Board of Educational Service Center

 

Candidate Guides:

2024 Candidate Requirement Guide

2023 Candidate Requirement Guide

 

Petition Resources:

Coshocton County Board of Elections Petition Processing Policy

Petition Circulation Guidelines

Petition Checklist

 

Additional Candidate Documents:

Notice Against Making False Statements

2023 Financial Disclosure Statement to be filed in 2024 – County Officials

Financial Disclosure Statement Filing Notification for Candidates Running for Office in 2024

Financial Disclosure Instructions for Judicial Candidates

Financial Disclosure Notification for Appointees to an Unexpired Term in Elective Office

Statement of Withdrawal of Candidacy

 

Information Look-Up:

Current Elected Officials

Voter ReportingCan print walking lists and mailing labels

Absentee Reportin– Lists all absentee voters by election. Updated daily during the early voting period by 5 p.m.