Candidate Information

Dates to file for office:

May 14 - 29, 2020 for State, County, Municipal offices and Circuit Court Magistrates

May 4 - August 3, 2020 for Supreme Court justices, District Court judges and Circuit Court judges

August 5 - 24, 2020 for School Board Trustees and Special District Directors

Offices to be Elected at the Primary Election:

Precinct Committeemen and Committeewomen:

Thirteen (13), Democratic precinct committeemen, 2-year term

Thirteen (13), Democratic precinct committeewomen, 2-year term

Fourteen (14), Republican precinct committeemen, 2-year term

Fourteen (14), Republican precinct committeewomen, 2-year term

Precinct Committeemen and Committeewomen file their Application for Office (Committee person) with the Office of the County Clerk for no fee.

Offices to be nominated at the Primary Election and elected at the General Election:

Federal Officers:

One (1), United States Senator, 6-year term

One (1), United States Representative, 2-year term

Candidates for federal office file their application for office with the Secretary of State for a fee of $200.00.

State Officers voted Statewide:

No state offices elected statewide are 

Candidates for state officers that are voted statewide file their application for office with the Secretary of State for a fee of $200.00.

State Officers voted Locally:

One (1), State Senator for Senate District #2, 4-year term

One (1) State Representative for House District #4, 2-year term

Candidates for state representative and state senator file their application for office with the Secretary of State for a fee of $25.00.

County Officers:

One (1), Platte County Commissioner, 4-year term

Candidates for county officer file their Application for Office (Major Party candidate) or Application for Office (Minor Party candidate) with the Office of the County Clerk for no fee.

Nonpartisan Offices to be nominated at the Primary Election and elected at the General Election:

Town of Wheatland:

Two (2), Council Persons, 4-year term

Town of Guernsey:

Two (2), Council Persons, 4-year term

Town of Chugwater:

One (1), Mayor, 4-year term

Two (2), Council Persons, 4-year term

Candidates for municipal offices file their Application for Office (Municipal Offices) with the respective Town Clerk for a fee of $25.00.

Offices to be elected at the General Election (in addition to those listed above):

Federal Officers:

One (1), President and Vice-President of the United States, 4-year term

State Judicial Officers for Retention:

Two (2), Justices of the Supreme Court, 8-year term

Two (2), Circuit Court Judges of the 8th Judicial District, 4-year term

Judges and Justices seeking retention file their intent to retain office with the Secretary of State for no fee.

Circuit Court Magistrate for Retention:

One (1), Circuit Court Magistrate of the 8th Judicial District, 4-year term

Circuit Court Magistrates file their Declaration of Intent to Retain Office (Magistrate) with the Office of the County Clerk for no fee.

Platte County School District #1:

Three (3), School Board Trustees at large, 4-year term

Candidates for school board trustee file their School Board Trustee Application with the Office of the County Clerk for no fee.

Platte County School District #2:

Three (3), School Board Trustees at large, 4-year term

Candidates for school board trustee file their School Board Trustee Application with the Office of the County Clerk for no fee.

Platte County Resource Conservation District:

Two (2), District Supervisors (Rural Position), 4-year term

Candidates for conservation district supervisor file their application for office with the Office of the County Clerk for no fee.

Platte County Senior Citizen Service District:

Three (3), District Trustees, 4-year term

Candidates for senior citizen district trustee file their application for office with the Office of the County Clerk for no fee.

Platte County Hospital District:

Four (4), District Directors, 4-year term

Candidates for hospital district director file their application for office with the Office of the County Clerk for no fee.

Platte County Rural Fire District 1-F:

Two (2), District Directors, 4-year term

Candidates for fire district director file their application for office with the Office of the County Clerk for no fee.

Platte County Rural Fire District 2-F:

One (1), District Director (Glendo Zone), 4-year term

Candidates for fire district director file their application for office with the Office of the County Clerk for no fee.

Antelope Gap Rural Fire District:

Two (2), District Directors, 4-year term

Candidates for fire district director file their application for office with the Office of the County Clerk for no fee.

Guernsey Rural Fire District:

One (1), District Director, 4-year term

Candidates for fire district director file their application for office with the Office of the County Clerk for no fee.

Chugwater Cemetery District:

Three (3), District Directors, 4-year term

Candidates for cemetery district director file their application for office with the Office of the County Clerk for no fee.

Y-O Ranch Service & Improvement District:

Two (2), District Directors, 4-year term

Candidates for cemetery district director file their application for office with the Office of the County Clerk for no fee.