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  115.349.  Time for filing of a declaration of candidacy — form of declaration. — 1.  Except as otherwise provided in sections 115.361 to 115.383 or sections 115.755 to 115.785, no candidate's name shall be printed on any official primary ballot unless the candidate has filed a written declaration of candidacy in the office of the appropriate election official by 5:00 p.m. on the last Tuesday in March immediately preceding the primary election.

  2.  No declaration of candidacy for nomination in a primary election shall be accepted for filing prior to 8:00 a.m. on the last Tuesday in February immediately preceding the primary election.

  3.  Each declaration of candidacy for nomination in a primary election shall state the candidate's full name, residence address, office for which such candidate proposes to be a candidate, the party ticket on which he or she wishes to be a candidate and that if nominated and elected he or she will qualify.  The declaration shall be in substantially the following form:

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I, ______, a resident and registered voter of the county of ______ and the state of Missouri, residing at ______, do announce myself a candidate for the office of ______ on the ______ party ticket, to be voted for at the primary election to be held on the ______ day of ______, ______, and I further declare that if nominated and elected to such office I will qualify.
__________________ Subscribed and sworn
Signature of candidate to before me this
______ day of
______, ______
__________________ __________________
Residence address Signature of election
official or other officer
authorized to
administer oaths
__________________
Mailing address (if different)
__________________
Telephone Number (Optional)

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If the declaration is to be filed in person, it shall be subscribed and sworn to by the candidate before an official authorized to accept his or her declaration of candidacy.  If the declaration is to be filed by certified mail pursuant to the provisions of subsection 2 of section 115.355, it shall be subscribed and sworn to by the candidate before a notary public or other officer authorized by law to administer oaths.

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(L. 1977 H.B. 101 § 10.100, A.L. 1982 S.B. 526, A.L. 1983 H.B. 713 Revision, A.L. 1993 S.B. 31, A.L. 1999 H.B. 676)


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