How to Run for County Constitutional Office

Filing Requirements for Jefferson County Constitutional Office 

Sheriff, Clerk of Circuit Court -  Term: 01/07/2019-01/09/2023
County Clerk, Treasurer, Register of Deeds - Term: 01/5/2021-1/7/2025


*18 Years of Age

*Elector/Resident of Jefferson County (Minimum of 28 days)

Candidates for County Constitutional Offices must meet the for the following eligibility requirements.


1. Completion of Campaign Registration Statement - ETHCF-1 
    File when Candidacy publicly announced or when expending/receiving funds for candidacy.

2. Completion of Declaration of Candidacy - EL-162

3. Completion of Nomination Papers - EL-168 

4. Ballot Access Checklist ELIS-16

5. Memo regarding Constitutional Ban on Felons Holding Office

6. Completion of Code of Ethics - Code of Ethics- Can be filed within 2 weeks of the filing deadline, or 
    by [Pursuant to Section 9.60(1) D.C. Ords.]

7.  Phone number Release to Media

DEADLINE FOR FILING ABOVE FORMS: June 1, 2022 at 5:00 p.m.
Deadline for filing notification of Noncandidacy EL-163 : May 22, 2022 at 5:00 p.m.

The above forms must be filed with the: Jefferson County Clerk, 311 S. Center Ave St., Room 109, Jefferson, WI 53549  (we cannot accept faxed or e-mailed documents).