Number of signatures required for certification of petitions for Unafiliiated and Write-In Candidates (2018 election ONLY)
Effective 01/01/17, the North Carolina General Statutes for Campaign Finance were updated and electronic filing became mandatory for all committees that raise or spend $10,000.00 or more in an election cycle.
The Campaign Finance division of Bipartisan State Board of Elections and Ethics Enforcement has created a document to assist candidates meeting this threshold with the new electronic filing requirements. The document contains information pertaining the new requirement, as well as an FAQ section.
The files below are in .pdf format and can be opened using Adobe Acrobat Reader.
Article 22 provides the statutes governing political campaigns.
Training is available through the State Board of Elections.
A guide for ensuring compliance.
Forms, certifications and statements for filing and disclosure reporting.
Free software that enables the storing of all campaign information required by the State Board of Elections.
If violations regarding the placement or size of campaign signs are observed, contact the Winston-Salem/ Forsyth County Inspections Division at (336) 727-2830.