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The Nebraska Democratic Party is here to help you navigate all the forms you need to file if you are running for office. Our team can meet with you to answer questions and to help you get started.

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Critical Dates

Filing Requirements by Office

United States Senator and United States House of Representatives

Submit partisan candidate filing form.
Pay the $1,740 filing fee.
No Nebraska Accountability and Disclosure Commission C-1 form is required since this is a federal office.
Contact the Federal Election Commission regarding their disclosure requirements for these offices.

Nebraska Legislature

Submit a nonpartisan candidate filing form.
Pay the $120 filing fee.
Submit the Nebraska Accountability and Disclosure Commission C-1 form to the NADC.

Board of Regents and State Board of Education

Submit a nonpartisan candidate filing form.
Pay the $25 filing fee.
Submit the Nebraska Accountability and Disclosure Commission C-1 form to the NADC.

Public Service Commissioner

Submit a partisan candidate filing form.
Pay the $750 filing fee.
Submit the Nebraska Accountability and Disclosure Commission C-1 form to the NADC.

Community Colleges, Natural Resource Districts and Learning Community 

Submit a nonpartisan candidate filing form.
No Nebraska Accountability and Disclosure Commission C-1 form is required.
No filing fee is required 

Public Power Districts grossing over $40 million (OPPD, NPPD, Southern, Loup River, Norris and Dawson power districts  

Submit a nonpartisan candidate filing form.
Pay $25 filing fee.
Submit the Nebraska Accountability and Disclosure Commission C-1 form to the NADC.

Metropolitan Utilities District

Submit a nonpartisan candidate filing form.
Pay the $25 filing fee.
Note: No Nebraska Accountability and Disclosure Commission C-1 form is required.

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