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Nomination Petitions
May 18, 2021 Municipal Primary
  • For 2021, the Northampton County Elections Office will be accepting nomination petitions from candidates for the Northampton County Democratic and Republican nominations for county, city, borough, township and school district offices.  For a complete listing of the offices to appear on the May 18, 2021 Primary, please scroll to the bottom of this page.

    The FIRST DAY for candidates to circulate and file petitions is FEBRUARY 16, 2021.

    The LAST DAY for candidates to circulate and file petitions is MARCH 9, 2021.

    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 and Inspectors of Election, click HERE

    For petition instructions for Judges of Election and Inspectors of Election, click HERE

    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 2021 Important Dates, click HERE

    For a list of 2021 Campaign Finance Reporting Dates, click HERE

    For an incumbent Magisterial Judge certificate packet, click HERE

    For a list of all vacancies for the 2021 election cycle, click HERE

    For a name change affidavit, click HERE


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