Due to the withdrawal by the incumbent candidate for the office of County Legislature - 3rd District, the Clerk of the County Legislature will re-opencandidate filing for this office only, for the August Primary Election.
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEMay 18, 2018
RE-OPENING OF CANDIDATE FILING FOROFFICE OF JACKSON COUNTY LEGISLATURE - 3RD DISTRICTMAY 21 TO MAY 25, 2018
Due to the withdrawal by the incumbent candidate for the office of County Legislature - 3rd District andpursuant to the Revised Statutes of Missouri section 115.361, the Clerk of the County Legislature will re-opencandidate filing for this office only, for the August Primary Election, for a five-day period beginning, at 8a.m. on Monday, May 21, 2018, and closing at 5 p.m. on Friday, May 25, 2018.
Persons wishing to file a declaration of candidacy for nomination to the office of County Legislator -3rd District at the August 7, 2018 primary may do so at the Jackson County Courthouse, 415 E. 12th Street,Kansas City, Missouri. All filers must use the west entrance located on Oak Street, which will open at 7 a.m.Anyone wishing to file for this office will be asked to form a single file line, prior to proceeding through thesecurity checkpoint. An associate from the County Clerk’s Office will distribute numbers to those in line.Filers will then proceed to the second floor and form a line in numerical order outside the glass doors markedLEGISLATIVE OFFICES.
The County Clerk’s Office will open at 8 a.m. to accept declarations. To expedite this process, eachfiler should have their current voter I.D. card needed to complete the declaration form. Filers shouldadditionally have the Department of Revenue (DOR) Form 5120, Candidate’s Affidavit of Tax Payments.Each filer will approach the counter when their number is called, provide their filing fee receipt, and completeall required paperwork. The cost to file is $50.00 cash or check payable to the appropriate county partycommittee.
Qualifications for County Legislature: Each member of the Legislature shall be a qualified voter inJackson County for at least three years preceding his/her election and a resident in his/her district for at leastone year preceding his/her nomination.
If you have any questions regarding this procedure, kindly contact Mary Jo Spino, Clerk of the CountyLegislature at firstname.lastname@example.org and Tedi H. Rowland, Deputy County Clerk email@example.com.