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Candidate filing period underway for legislative, statewide, federal candidates
Paul D. Pate
Secretary of State
State Capitol
Des Moines, IA 50319
Iowa Secretary of State Seal WEBSITE: sos.iowa.gov
E-MAIL: sos@sos.iowa.gov
OFFICE OF THE IOWA SECRETARY OF STATE
MEDIA CONTACT:
Kevin Hall
Communications Director
Kevin.Hall@sos.iowa.gov
(515) 725-2942
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
February 26, 2018

Candidate filing period underway for legislative, statewide, federal candidates


The candidate filing period for state and federal offices in the June 5, 2018 primary election began Monday, February 26. It runs through Friday, March 16. Candidates can file their nominating petitions and affidavits of candidacy with the Office of Iowa Secretary of State Paul Pate, either in the Capitol Building or in the Lucas Office Building.

An updated list of candidates whose papers have been received and accepted will be published to the Iowa Secretary of States' website at the end of each day, and will also be updated periodically. That page is available here and will also be accessible from the home page of the Secretary of State's website, https://sos.iowa.gov/.

Pictures of candidates will be available on the Secretary of State's Facebook page, https://www.facebook.com/IASecretaryofState/.

The first two candidates to deliver their papers this morning were Craig Lang, running for the Republican nomination for Iowa Secretary of Agriculture, and Anna Bergman, running for the Republican nomination for Iowa House District 44.

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