Candidate Information

Candidate Filing Information for April 6 General Municipal Election

Filings for April 6 2021 General Municipal Election

When to File:
Filing begins on Tuesday, December 15, 2020 at 8 am
Filing ends on Tuesday, January 19, 2021 at 5 pm

Where to File:
Perry County Clerk’s Office
County Administration Building
321 N Main Suite 2
Perryville, MO 63775

Filing will take place for the following County Offices:

Perry County Health Department Board of Trustees

Perry County Memorial Hospital Board of Trustees

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

How to File:
To appear as a candidate for nomination on the primary ballot, candidates must do the following at the County Clerk’s office during the filing period:

  1. Show identification;
  2. File a Declaration of Candidacy;
  3. Complete the Form 5120 Candidate’s Affidavit of Tax Payments for the Department of Revenue; and
  4. Complete the Notice to Candidate for the Missouri Ethics Commission.