2014 election filings for local offices open April 9 -- Gazette.Net


Candidates preparing to run for local office in 2014 can make their bid official starting at 8:30 a.m. Tuesday, April 9, according to a news release from the Montgomery County Board of Elections.

Those looking to run in the June 24, 2014, primary for county executive, County Council, state’s attorney, clerk of the circuit court, register of wills, sheriff, Board of Education (districts 1, 3, 5, and At-Large), or Democratic and Republican central committees have through the first week of April 2014 to turn in their Certificate of Candidacy to the Montgomery County Board of Elections.

The board of elections is at 18753 N. Frederick Ave., Suite 210, in Gaithersburg and is open from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday.

Candidates for all other offices on the 2014 Primary ballot should contact the Maryland State Board of Elections for deadlines and filing locations.

— Kate S. Alexander