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The filing for the 2014 August 5th Primary opens at 8:00 a.m. on Tuesday, February 25th, 2014, and closes at 5:00 p.m. on Tuesday, March 25th, 2014.

Filing for county offices (including Associate Circuit Judges) occurs in the office of the County Clerk - Room 236 of the County Government Center, 801 E. Walnut Columbia, MO.

The official Notice of Candidate filing for offices on the ballot in the August 5th, 2014 Primary Election is located here: Notice of Candidate Filing

Candidates will need to provide the following to file a declaration of candidacy:

  1. Proof of Identity – Voter Identification card, Missouri driver’s license, birth certificate, other form of certified ID.

  2. A copy of an affidavit filed with the Department of Revenue affirming that the candidate is not currently aware of any delinquency in the filing or payment of any state income taxes, personal property taxes, real property taxes on the place of residence, as stated on the declaration of candidacy, or is not a past or present corporate officer of any fee office that owes any taxes to the state, other than those taxes which may be in dispute.The affidavit is available online from the following link:


    A notarized copy must be filed with Department of Revenue before filing for office.

    This requirement does not apply to candidates for political party committee.

  3. Candidates for County Collector: Under Section 52.010 RSMo. candidates for County Collector shall present to the election authority a copy of a signed affidavit from a surety company authorized to do business in this state, indicating that the candidate meets the statutory bond requirements for the office of County Collector. The statutory bond requirement for Boone County Collector is $750,000.00.


  4. A filing fee of 50.00 payable to the political party that a person is seeking the nomination or a receipt from the political party that the filing fee has been paid directly to them. If you cannot afford the filing fee please contact the County Clerk for an affidavit regarding your inability to pay the filing fee.

    This requirement does not apply to candidates for political party committee.

  5. Ballot Placement: First day filers will select a number by random drawing to determine placement on the primary ballot. After the first day, candidates will be placed on the ballot in the order of their filing.

  6. Candidates must file in person (Exceptions): Candidates for county office must file in person with the County Clerk. However, members of the armed services on active duty or persons who are unable to appear in person because of physical disabilities may file by certified mail. Persons eligible to file by certified mail should contact the Boone County Clerk at 573-886-4375.

  7. Information for candidates filing with the Secretary of State is available here: http://www.sos.mo.gov/elections/candidates/2014primary/2014candfiling.asp

Qualifications for candidates are available from the Missouri Secretary of State at the following site:


If you have additional questions please contact the County Clerk at clerk@boonecountymo.org.

Candidate filing closes Tuesday, March 25th, 2014, at 5:00 p.m.

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