Grundy County Clerk, Betty Spickard, is reminding candidates for the August primary elections about documents they need to take to the County Clerk's office when filing as a candidate.
The documents are picture identification, a completed Missouri Department of Revenue Form 5120 which shows taxes have been paid, and a receipt of fees paid to their party affiliation.
Missouri Department of Revenue Form 5120 is available at the County Clerk's office, or it may be obtained online from the Department of Revenue. The form asks candidates to declare they are not delinquent in the filing or paying state income taxes, personal property and real property taxes on their residence, and they are not a past or present corporate officer of any fee office owing taxes to the State, other than those taxes which may be in dispute.
The filing period for the August primary is February 25th through March 25th.
Candidates for county offices file at County Clerk's offices. County positions up for election this year are Associate Circuit Judge, Circuit Clerk/Recorder of Deeds, Presiding Commissioner, County Clerk, and Prosecuting Attorney.
An announcement has not been made yet on how the order of the candidates names on the ballot will be determined in Grundy County.
Township Committee people also file the County Clerk's office February 25th through March 25th.
Candidates for US House of Representatives, Missouri House of Representatives, State Senators from even numbered districts, State Auditor, and various judges file at the Missouri Secretary of State's office at Jefferson City‚Äďalso February 25th through March 25th. The hours are from 8 in the morning until 5 o'clock in the afternoon. In this area the 12th and 18th State Senate seats are up for election.