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{{tnr}}This page details '''North Carolina signature requirements.''' The [[Signature requirements|signatures of registered voters]] are often required to place candidates or initiatives on the ballot. However, for candidates, filing fees are sometimes required or accepted in lieu of signatures.
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==Federal offices==
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In many states, the [[Signature requirements|signatures of registered voters]] must be collected to place '''candidates or initiatives on the ballot.''' However, for candidates, filing fees are sometimes required or accepted in lieu of signatures. The requirements and laws governing signatures is complicated and varied from state-to-state. We have created two distinct pages detailing signature requirements in all 50 states, based on whether the signature are for [[Ballot access requirements for political candidates in North Carolina|candidates]] or [[Signature requirements for ballot measures in North Carolina|ballot measures]].
===U.S. Senate===
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Partisan candidates for [[U.S. Senate|Senate]] must pay a filing fee of $1,740.<ref name="fee">[http://www.ncsbe.gov/content.aspx?id=64 ''North Carolina State Board of Elections'' "Filing Fees" Accessed April 30, 2012]</ref>
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Candidates must also be a U.S. citizen for 9 years, a resident of [[North Carolina]], and a registered voter.<ref name="congress">[http://www.ncsbe.gov/GetDocument.aspx?id=312 ''North Carolina State Board of Elections'' "Running for Congress" Accessed April 30, 2012]</ref>
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''Note: For detailed information on '''signature requirements''' for [[Ballot access requirements for political candidates in North Carolina|candidates]] and [[Signature requirements for ballot measures in North Carolina|ballot measures]], click on the links below.''
 
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===U.S. House===
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Partisan candidates for [[U.S. Senate|Senate]] must pay a filing fee of $1,740.<ref name="fee">[http://www.ncsbe.gov/content.aspx?id=64 ''North Carolina State Board of Elections'' "Filing Fees" Accessed April 30, 2012]</ref>
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Candidates must also be a U.S. citizen for 7 years, a resident of [[North Carolina]], and a registered voter. <ref name="congress">[http://www.ncsbe.gov/GetDocument.aspx?id=312 ''North Carolina State Board of Elections'' "Running for Congress" Accessed April 30, 2012]</ref>
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===Filing deadlines===
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====2012====
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::''See also: [[Signature requirements and deadlines for 2012 U.S. Congress elections]]''
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Candidates for [[U.S. Senate|Senate]] and [[U.S. House|House]] must have registered with the [http://www.ncsbe.gov/content.aspx?id=65 North Carolina State Board of Elections] by '''February 29, 2012.'''<ref name="congress"/>
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==State offices==
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===Statewide executive offices===
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===State legislature===
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====State House====
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===Filing deadlines===
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::''See also: [[Signature requirements and deadlines for 2012 state government elections]]''
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==Ballot measures==
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*[[Signature requirements for ballot measures in North Carolina]]
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*[[Ballot access requirements for political candidates in North Carolina]]
  
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==Elections in North Carolina by year==
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===2014===
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===2012===
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==See also==
 
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*[[North Carolina elections, 2014]]
*[[State executive official elections, 2012]]
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*[[North Carolina elections, 2012]]
*[[Signature requirements and deadlines for 2012 U.S. Congress elections]]
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*[[Signature requirements and deadlines for 2012 state legislative elections]]
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* [[Statewide elections, 2012]]
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* [[2012 election dates]]
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* [[Election results|Election result resources]]
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* [[Voter guides]]
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* [[State Blue Books]]
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==References==
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[[Category:Ballot measure law, North Carolina]]
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In many states, the signatures of registered voters must be collected to place candidates or initiatives on the ballot. However, for candidates, filing fees are sometimes required or accepted in lieu of signatures. The requirements and laws governing signatures is complicated and varied from state-to-state. We have created two distinct pages detailing signature requirements in all 50 states, based on whether the signature are for candidates or ballot measures.

Note: For detailed information on signature requirements for candidates and ballot measures, click on the links below.

Elections in North Carolina by year

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