2012 Kentucky Revised Statutes
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118.367 Statement-of-candidacy form for independent, political organization, or
political group candidate -- Exceptions -- Examination of forms.
An independent, or political organization, or political group candidate required to
file nomination papers pursuant to KRS 118.365(5) shall be required to file a
statement-of-candidacy form with the same office at which nomination papers are
filed. Candidates for federal office and candidates for mayor or legislative body in
cities of the second to sixth class participating in partisan elections shall not be
required to file a statement-of-candidacy form. The statement-of-candidacy form
shall be filed not earlier than the first Wednesday after the first Monday in
November of the year preceding the year in which the office will appear on the
ballot and not later than April 1 preceding the day fixed by law for holding of
regular elections for the offices sought. If the office in which the statement-ofcandidacy form is to be filed is closed on April 1, the form may be filed on the next
business day. The statement-of-candidacy form shall be filed no later than 4 p.m.
local time when filed on the last day on which papers are permitted to be filed. No
person shall file a statement-of-candidacy form for more than one (1) public office
during an election cycle.
The statement-of-candidacy form shall be prescribed by the State Board of
Elections. The statement-of-candidacy form shall be signed by the candidate upon
filing. No charge shall be assessed for the filing of a statement-of-candidacy form.
The Secretary of State and county clerks shall examine the statement-of-candidacy
form of each candidate who files the form to determine if there is an error. If an
error has occurred, the candidate shall be notified by certified mail within twentyfour (24) hours.
Effective: July 15, 2010
History: Amended 2010 Ky. Acts ch. 123, sec. 4, effective July 15, 2010. -- Amended
2005 Ky. Acts ch. 71, sec. 9, effective June 20, 2005. -- Created 2003 Ky. Acts
ch. 92, sec. 1, effective June 24, 2003.
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118.367 Statement-of-candidacy form for independent, political organization, or political group candidate -- Exceptions -- Examination of forms.
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