Indiana Secretary of State

Employer / Organization

Indiana

Next Election

Nov 06, 2018

Filing Window

Jan 10, 2018 - Jun 30, 2018

Description

The Secretary of State for Indiana is one of five statewide, elected constitutional officers created by Indiana's Constitution. The secretary is responsible for "maintenance of state records and preservation of the state seal." They also charter new businesses, regulates the securities industry within Indiana, runs state elections and provides a number of services to the state's automobile dealers. he secretary is responsible for "maintenance of state records and preservation of the state seal." They also charter new businesses, regulates the securities industry within Indiana, runs state elections and provides a number of services to the state's automobile dealers. The secretary of state also provides a variety of educational materials, from guides instructing entrepreneurs how to start a new business to voter and candidate registration information. The salary for this position is $76,892/year.

Application Guidelines
1) Contact the Indiana Election Division to confirm that your registered address qualifies you for the position you intend to run for, and that you meet other office specific qualifications. Obtain the required filing forms. 2) Complete the required filing forms and submit the filing forms to the Indiana Election Division. The required forms include a Declaration of Candidacy, Nominating Petitions, A Statement of Economic Interest and other office specific forms. 3) To run as an independent, candidates must submit filing forms between January 10th, 2018 (118 days before the primary election) and June 30th, 2018 (June 30th by law) to appear on the general election ballot. If you plan to run as a candidate for one of the established political parties, contact the Indiana Election Division or the party office for the filing window and procedures to compete in the party primary. If you have any questions please contact the Indiana Election Division by phone at (317) 232-3939 or (800) 622-4941. Additionally, the 2016 Indiana Candidate Guide can be found here: http://www.in.gov/sos/elections/files/2016_Candidate_Guide_Complete.pdf