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Nomination Petitions
May 16, 2023 Primary Election
  • For 2023, the Northampton County Elections Office will be accepting nomination petitions.

    The FIRST DAY for candidates to circulate and file petitions is 

    FEBRUARY 14, 2023

    The LAST DAY for candidates to circulate and file petitions is 

    MARCH 7, 2023

    BEFORE COPYING THE NOMINATION PETITIONS, PLEASE NOTE: NOMINATION PETITIONS MUST BE COPIED AS DUPLEX (TWO-SIDED, FRONT AND BACK, HEAD TO HEAD) ON PLAIN WHITE 8 1/2" X 11” (LETTER SIZE) PAPER. THIS REQUIREMENT CANNOT BE SATISFIED BY PRINTING EACH SIDE OF THE DUPLEX NOMINATION PETITION ON A SEPARATE SHEET OF 8 1/2" x 11” PAPER AND AFFIXING THE TWO SHEETS TOGETHER WITH A STAPLE OR PAPER CLIP.

    FAILURE TO REPRODUCE THE NOMINATION PETITION FORMS CORRECTLY WILL RESULT IN THE REJECTION OF THOSE FORMS!

    PLEASE READ ALL INSTRUCTIONS PROVIDED FOR THE NOMINATION PETITIONS PRIOR TO CIRCULATION. IF YOU HAVE ANY QUESTIONS OR ARE UNSURE WHETHER YOU HAVE CORRECTLY REPRODUCED ANY OF THE FORMS, PLEASE CONTACT THE NORTHAMPTON COUNTY ELECTIONS OFFICE AT 610-829-6260.

    For a complete set of petition instructions, except for Judges of Election, Inspectors of Election, and County committee, click HERE

    For petition instructions for Judges of Election and Inspectors of Election - NOT APPLICABLE IN 2023

    For petition instructions for County Committee - NOT APPLICABLE IN 2023

    To complete a fill-in petition, click HERE

    To complete a fill-in Candidate Affidavit, click HERE

    To print out a copy of the Statement of Financial Interest (filed with petitions and with governing body), click here for a link to the PENNSYLVANIA STATEMENT OF FINANCIAL INTERESTS

    To complete a fill-in Waiver of Expense Reporting Affidavit, click HERE

    Requirements for Tax Collector Candidates can be found HERE

    To obtain a criminal background check, click HERE

    For a list of 2023 Important Dates, click HERE

    For a list of 2023 Campaign Finance Reporting Dates, click HERE

    Campaign Finance Information (DOS) click HERE

    For an incumbent Magisterial Judge certificate packet, click HERE

    For a list of all vacancies for the 2023 election cycle, click HERE (NOTE: LIST IS PRELIMINARY AND IS SUBJECT TO CHANGE. SOME VACANCIES ARE PENDING CERTIFICATION FROM DOS, AS INDICATED)

    For a name change affidavit, click HERE



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