The Cumberland County Bureau of Elections will be accepting nomination petitions from candidates for the 2021 Municipal Primary for county, borough, township and school district offices. For a complete list of these offices, please click here .
Circulating a Nomination Petition?
To mitigate the spread of COVID-19, you are encouraged to follow these Best Practices for Circulating Petitions when collecting signatures.
Online Petition Information
NEW for 2021 - Nomination petitions can be printed from our website. Please see below for complete details.
BEFORE USING THE NOMINATION PETITIONS AVAILABLE ONLINE, PLEASE NOTE: NOMINATION PETITIONS MUST BE PRINTED AS DUPLEX (TWO-SIDED, FRONT AND BACK, HEAD TO HEAD) ON PLAIN WHITE 8 1/2 x 11" (LETTER SIZE) PAPER. THIS REQUIREMENT CANNOT BE SATISFIED BY PRINTING EACH SIDE OF THE NOMINATION PETITION ON A SEPARATE SHEET OF 8 1/2 x 11" PAPER AND AFFIXING THE TWO SHEETS TOGETHER WITH A STAPLE OR PAPER CLIP.
If you are not able to satisfy these printing requirements, you MUST obtain paper copies of petitions from our office.
FAILURE TO REPRODUCE THE NOMINATION PETITION FORMS CORRECTLY WILL RESULT IN THE REJECTION OF THESE FORMS!
PLEASE CAREFULLY READ ALL INSTRUCTIONS PROVIDED WITH THE NOMINATION PETITIONS PRIOR TO CIRCULATION. If you have any questions or are unsure whether you have correctly printed any of the forms, please contact the Cumberland County Bureau of Elections at 717-240-6385.
For a complete set of petition instructions, click HERE
To print a fillable petition, click HERE
To print a Candidate's Affidavit, click HERE
To print a copy of the Statement of Financial Interest, click HERE
(You will be directed to the State Ethics Commission website.)
To print a Waiver of Expense Reporting Affidavit, click HERE
For a list of 2021 Important Dates, click HERE
For a list of 2021 Campaign Finance Reporting Dates, click HERE
Place and Time of Filing
Petitions for school, local and county offices must be filed with the Cumberland County Bureau of Elections, 1601 Ritner Highway, Suite 201, Carlisle by the end of regular business hours, 4:30 pm, on the last day to circulate.
Our office is currently open by appointment only. Please click HERE or call our office at 717-240-6385 to schedule an appointment.