Candidate Filing


    Filing Starts – Monday, December 2nd, 2019 at 12:00 Noon

    Filing Ends – Friday, December 20th, 2019 at 12:00 Noon

    All filing fees must be made in the form of cash or personal check.  Filing Fees above $50 must be made in the form of a check and cannot be paid by a check from a business.

    More information can be found concerning filing and State Offices by clicking HERE.

    For a daily list of filed candidates, click HERE.


    2020 Filing Fees
    Beaufort County Board of Elections
    Filling will begin at 12 noon on Monday, December 2nd, 2019 and end at 12 noon on Friday, December 20th, 2019. Filing fees are based on 1% of the annual salary of the office.
    The following Offices file with the State Board of Elections:      
    Office Filing Fee      
    US Senator $1,740      
    US Congress $1,740      
    Governor $1,510      
    Lieutenant Governor $1,334      
    Attorney General $1,334      
    Secretary of State $1,334      
    State Treasurer $1,334      
    State Auditor $1,334      
    Superintendent of Public Instruction $1,334      
    Commissioner of Agriculture $1,334      
    Commissioner of Insurance $1,334      
    Commissioner of Labor $1,334      
    Chief Justice, State Supreme Court $1,569      
    Associate Justice, NC Supreme Court $1,528      
    Judge, Court of Appeals $1,465      
    Judge, Superior Court $1,386      
    Judge, District Court $1,220      
    The following Offices file with the County Board of Elections:      
    Office Filing Fee      
    State Senator $140      
    State House Representative $140      
    Register of Deeds $735      
    County Commissioner $174      
    School Board (Odd Districts) $32      
    Soil and Water District Conservation Supervisor filing begins on Monday, June 8th, 2020 at noon and ends on Thursday, July 2nd 2020 at 12 noon.
    Office Filing Fee      
    Soil and Water $5