Forms And Publications/Becoming A Candidate

If you are interested in filing as a candidate through the Duval County Supervisor of Elections Office, please contact Lana Self at (904) 630-8010.

Here you may view a List of Current Potential Candidates that have filed for upcoming elections as well as Election Definitions that are used to indicate candidate and election status. The following links will assist you in preparing to file your candidacy. 

2017 Calendar of Reporting Dates *

2018 Election Calendar of Reporting Dates

2019 Election Calendar of Reporting Dates


Qualifying Information

2018 Qualifying Fees and Petition Requirements

2018 Qualifying for Special Districts

2019 Qualifying Fees and Petition Requirements

2018 State Qualifying Handbook 

2018 Federal Qualifying Handbook 

Duval County term limits as of August 10, 2012

Duval County Qualifications


State Election Laws

Jacksonville Election Code

Candidate / Treasurer Handbook

Getting Started*

Resources *

Candidate Bio and Photo Information *

Candidate Petition Handbook *

2012 Division of Election Petition Opinion *

Candidate Financial Reporting - Duval (2016) *

Political Parties - Committeemen and Committeewomen (F.S. 103.091)

Soil and Water Conservation District Handbook

Code of Judicial Conduct - Canon 7

Opinions of the Judicial Ethics Advisory Committee

An Aid To Understanding Canon 7

Candidate Forms

DS-DE 9  *Appointment of Campaign Treasurer and Designation of Campaign
                       Depository for Candidates
DS-DE 83 Statement of Candidate for Judicial Office
DS-DE 84* Statement of Candidate
DS-DE 104 * Candidate Petition Form
DS-DE 19A Affidavit of Undue Burden *
DS-DE 300FO Candidate Oath - Federal Office
DS-DE 301SL Candidate Oath - State & Local Partisan Office
DS-DE 302NP Candidate Oath - Nonpartisan Office
DS-DE 303JU Candidate Oath - Judicial Office
DS-DE 304SB Candidate Oath - School Board Nonpartisan Office
DS-DE 305CM Candidate Oath - Committeemen & Committeewomen

Form 1 2017
Form 1F 2018
Form 6 2017
Form 6F 2018

Frequently Asked Questions (Candidates)

Florida Division of Elections

Florida Commission on Ethics

Federal Elections Commission

* This item is in our candidate notebook.