Create a Nomination Petition

Create a Nomination Petition by completing the web form below. You will be able to download your Nomination Petition at the end of the process for printing and distribution purposes.

After you complete the required fields below, select the link to download the Instructions for Circulating and Filing Nomination Petitions. Please read the instructions carefully.

After you have read the instructions, click the box confirming that you have done so. You will then need to click the "I'm not a robot" box at the bottom. Then click "Create".

Your personalized Nomination Petition will appear. There will be a link to either correct or download your Petition at the top of the page. Just below those options, you will be able to link to the Candidate's Affidavit and Statement of Financial Interests. At the time of filing, candidates will need to provide one Candidate’s Affidavit, one Statement of Financial Interests, and the required filing fee.

For signature and filing fee requirements, see the Instructions for Circulating and Filing or go to: http://www.philadelphiavotes.com/en/candidates-a-campaigns/nominating-petitions.

For campaign finance requirements, go to: http://www.philadelphiavotes.com/en/candidates-a-campaigns/campaign-finance or contact the County Board of Elections at 215-686-3943.

Nomination Petitions for positions on an Election Board (Judge of Election or Inspector of Election) are only available at the County Board of Election in City Hall Room 142.

All candidates must complete and file a City Candidate's Affidavit and a Statement of Financial Interests at the time nomination petitions or papers are filed.