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Posted on: January 12, 2024

Deadline for Filing Nominating Petitions for Primary Election & Independent Candidate Petitions

NOTICE OF DEADLINE FOR FILING NOMINATING PETITIONS FOR THE PRIMARY ELECTION AND FOR FILING INDEPENDENT CANDIDATE PETITIONS

 The deadline for filing nominating petitions for the primary election is March 26, 2024, at 5:00 p.m. central time. If a petition is mailed by registered mail by March 26, 2024 at 5:00 p.m. central time, it is considered filed.

The deadline for filing nominating petitions to run as an independent candidate in the general election is April 30, 2024, at 5:00 p.m. central time. If a petition is mailed by registered mail by April 30, 2024, at 5:00 p.m. central time, it is considered filed. For the offices of Brookings County Commissioners, Brookings County Finance Officer, County Coroner and States Attorney nominating petitions must be filed in the office of the Brookings County Finance Officer 520 3rd Street, Suite 100, Brookings, SD, and nominating petitions for the offices of U.S. Representative, State Senate District 7 & District 8, State Representative District 7 & 8 and Public Utilities Commissioner must be filed in the Office of the Secretary of State, 500 E Capitol Ave., State Capitol Building, Pierre, SD 57501. 

The deadline for filing nominating petitions to run as an independent candidate for president in the general election is August 6, 2024, at 5:00 p.m. central time. If a petition is mailed by registered mail by August 6, 2024, at 5:00 p.m. central time, it is considered filed. 

Nominating petitions for the offices of Brookings County Commissioners, Brookings County Finance Officer, County Coroner, States Attorney, Republican Delegates to the State Convention, Precinct Committeeman and Precinct Committeewoman for the Republican Party must be filed in the office of the Brookings County Finance Officer during regular business hours. Nominating petitions for the offices of U.S.  Representative, State Senate District 7 & 8, State Representative District 7 & 8 and Heartland Consumer Power District (10) must be filed in the Office of the Secretary of State, State Capitol Building, 500 E Capitol Ave., Pierre, SD 57501, between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. central time. 


Lori Schultz
County Finance Officer


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