Candidate Instructional Guide - November 2022 Election

Candidate Statement

In addition to the word count limit, statements are limited to a maximum of five paragraphs for the statement to fit onto a single page in the official sample ballot. The statement shall be written in first person tense and shall be limited to the candidate’s own personal background and qualifications.


A candidate statement may be withdrawn, but not altered, up to 5:00 p.m. on the first working day following the close of the nomination period.


Candidate statements submitted shall remain confidential until 5:00 p.m. on the close of the nomination period. The statement shall then become a public record.

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