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Posted on: May 18, 2018

Re-opening of Candidate filing for Office of County Legislature-3rd District

Due to the withdrawal by the incumbent candidate for the office of County Legislature - 3rd District, the Clerk of the County Legislature will re-open
candidate filing for this office only, for the August Primary Election.

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
May 18, 2018


RE-OPENING OF CANDIDATE FILING FOR
OFFICE OF JACKSON COUNTY LEGISLATURE - 3RD DISTRICT
MAY 21 TO MAY 25, 2018


Due to the withdrawal by the incumbent candidate for the office of County Legislature - 3rd District and
pursuant to the Revised Statutes of Missouri section 115.361, the Clerk of the County Legislature will re-open
candidate filing for this office only, for the August Primary Election, for a five-day period beginning, at 8
a.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 the
security 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 marked
LEGISLATIVE OFFICES.


The County Clerk’s Office will open at 8 a.m. to accept declarations. To expedite this process, each
filer should have their current voter I.D. card needed to complete the declaration form. Filers should
additionally 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 complete
all required paperwork. The cost to file is $50.00 cash or check payable to the appropriate county party
committee.


Qualifications for County Legislature: Each member of the Legislature shall be a qualified voter in
Jackson County for at least three years preceding his/her election and a resident in his/her district for at least
one year preceding his/her nomination.


If you have any questions regarding this procedure, kindly contact Mary Jo Spino, Clerk of the County
Legislature at mspino@jacksongov.org and Tedi H. Rowland, Deputy County Clerk at
trowland@jacksongov.org.

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