Plymouth Township Constable

Employer / Organization

Plymouth Township

Next Election

Nov 02, 2021

Filing Window

Feb 16, 2021 - Aug 01, 2021


The constable is a peace officer, who has the right to arrest by warrant anywhere in the commonwealth, as well as the right to conduct warrantless arrests for felonies and breaches of the peace. Constables are a part of the executive branch of government, and perform services for Pennsylvania Magisterial courts, but are not a part of the judicial branch of government. Constables are elected to six year terms.

Application Guidelines
To file for this position follow these three simple steps: 1) Contact the governing authority of the office being sought within your official residence to verify that you qualify for the position, and to see if there are any other requirements that might prevent you from running (residency within the district for a certain period of time is frequently a requirement). 2) Obtain the appropriate filing papers from the Montgomery County Election Board office when they become available there in late January. You can contact the County Board of Elections office at 610-278-3280. 3) Submit the candidacy papers within the 13-10 week filing window prior to the Primary Election if you are filing as a Democrat or Republican and within the 10th week before the Primary to August 1 before the General Election if you are filing as an Independent. Prior to submitting your candidacy papers, you should arrange an appointment with the governing authority of the office being sought to go over the required paperwork. These authorities understand that first time/beginning candidates may need assistance and are available to assist with any questions.

Submit application to:
Plymouth Township , 700 Belvoir Rd, Plymouth Meeting, PA, 19462, US