Candidate Filing


Filing Dates, Times, & Locations

November 8, 2022 General Election
  • AUGUST 3, 2022, 12:00 Noon - Candidate filing for the Annual School Election and Municipal offices begins. A.C. A. §6-14-111(e); Act 349 of 2021; A.C.A. §14-42-206(b)(1).
  • AUGUST 10, 2022, 12:00 Noon - Candidate filing for the Annual School Election and Municipal offices ends.
  • AUGUST 15, 2022 - Statement of Financial Interest for 202 due for all new (non-incumbent) candidates. A.C.A. §21-8-701(c)(1)(A); A.C.A. §21-8-703(a)(3).
  • Campaign Contribution & Expenditure Reports (refer to 2022 Reporting Calendar at www.arkansasethics.com):
    • November 1, 2022 Preelection Report Due: If opposed in the annual school election or general election, preelection report due for candidates if the candidate received contributions or made expenditures in excess of five hundred dollars ($500). This report covers period January 1, 2022 - October 29, 2022.
    • Final Report: inal report due for annual school election and general election. A final report is due regardless of whether a candidate has received contributions or made expenditures in excess of five hundred dollars ($500). *Refer to 2022 Reporting Calendars for dates to include. (Pages 104 & 112 in Running for Public Office Handbook)
  • Questions regarding the CC&E reports, please call the Arkansas Ethics Commission at (501) 324-9600.
  • If filing at the State level, please contact the Secretary of State's office, Election Division at (501) 682-1010.