These guides are intended to give you a basic understanding of the filing requirements in your state and where to turn for information on how to run for office! If you have additional questions, check out the links in your state's doc. 

Alabama

Alaska

Arizona

Arkansas

California

Colorado

Connecticut

Delaware

District of Columbia

Florida

Georgia

Hawaii

Idaho

Illinois

Indiana

Iowa

Kansas

Kentucky

Louisiana

Maine

Maryland

Massachusetts

Michigan

Minnesota

Mississippi

Missouri

Montana

Nebraska

Nevada

New Hampshire

New Jersey

New Mexico

New York

North Carolina

North Dakota

Ohio

Oklahoma

Oregon

Pennsylvania

Rhode Island

South Carolina

South Dakota

Tennessee

Texas

Utah

Vermont

Virginia

Washington

West Virginia

Wisconsin

Wyoming

The information contained in these documents are provided for general informational purposes only, does not constitute legal advice, and are not guaranteed to be complete or up-to-date. Run for Something shall not be liable for any special or consequential damages that result from the use of, or the inability to use, this document and/or the information contained herein, even if Run for Something has been advised of the possibility of such damages.

Guides last updated: November 1, 2017

We also want to give a special thank you to Derek Tisler, Meredith Abato, Alyssa Walker, and Jake LaRaus for all of their help putting these together in addition to countless other volunteers who researched, drafted, and formatted these guides. Their countless hours make these guides possible!

Have any final questions on these? Email Sarah at Sarah@runforsomething.net.