Qualifying for Elected Office

The clerk of court’s office qualifies candidates for local elections.  Qualifying for regional or statewide offices is handled by the Secretary of State.  The procedure for qualifying is to produce a Notice of Candidacy (Qualifying Form) during the qualifying period with the appropriate filing fees for the office sought.  

To see who has qualified for elected office, click the link Who has “Qualified for Elected Office” click on “Races in a Parish,” then select “Orleans.”

Who has Qualified for Elected Office

Official Candidate Qualifying Form

Schedule of Qualifying Fees

Agent Affidavit Forms: When an agent files a notice of candidacy on behalf of a candidate, the candidate shall file with the qualifying official Agent Affidavit form attesting that the agent has the authorization and consent of the candidate to file the notice.