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CANDIDATE FILING INFORMATION

Debbie Postany

Loup County Clerk

POB 187

Taylor NE    68879

PHONE: 308-942-3135

FAX: 308-942-3103

 

 

LOUP COUNTY CANDIDATE FILING INFORMATION

 FOR COUNTY OFFICES AND BOARDS, VILLAGE AND SCHOOL BOARDS  

 

1.  A person seeking an elective office shall be a registered voter at the time he/she files.   If the office sought is a partisan office, he/she must file as a political candidate of the party under which he/she is registered.    If the office the person is seeking requires signing a contract, or being bonded, he/she must be at least nineteen years of age at the time of filing.    [32-602]

 

2.  A registered voter is an elector who has a valid voter registration record on file in the county of his/her residence.   [32-115]

 

3.  An elector is a citizen of the United States whose residence is within the state and who is at least eighteen years of age or will be eighteen on or before the first Tuesday after the first Monday in November of the current year.  [32-110]

 

4.  Incumbent filing deadline February 18th   or July 15th, non-incumbent March 3rd  or August 1st .  Filing deadlines for the offices are listed below.  Incumbent is defined as anyone who has been declared elected to or appointed to an elective office.   [32-111, 32-606(1), 32-606(2)]

 

5.  Some offices require the filing of Accountability and Disclosure Forms with the County Clerk and the Accountability Commission.   The County Clerk has the necessary forms in her office.    [49-1493]

 

6.  Candidate filing forms are available in the Loup County Clerk’s office and applicable filing fees are  paid to the County Clerk.

 

 

LOUP COUNTY PUBLIC SCHOOL BOARD (Class II):

 

Qualifications:  Must be a legal voter in the school district.  Cannot be a teacher employed by the school district in which he/she seeks to serve as a board member.    [79-543, 79-544]

Filing Deadline:  Incumbent: July 15th  Non-incumbent: August 1st   

Filing Fee:  None

Accountability Forms: N/A

 

VILLAGE OF TAYLOR BOARD OF TRUSTEES:

 

Qualifications:  Must be a citizen of the United States, reside in the village, and be a registered voter.  [17-203]

Filing Deadline:  Incumbent: July 15th  Non-incumbent: August 1st   

Filing Fee:  None

Accountability Forms: N/A

 

COUNTY ATTORNEY:

 

Qualifications:  Must be a registered voter. Must be admitted to the practice of law in this state. Need not be a resident of the county when filing.  Also, due to the fact Loup County does not have a city of the metropolitan, primary or first class, said person may reside in an adjoining county upon assuming office.   [23-1201.01, 23-1201.02]

Filing Deadline:  Incumbent: February 18th  Non-incumbent: March 3rd  

Filing Fee:  $281.45

Accountability Forms: Required

 

 

 

COUNTY CLERK ex-officio ASSESSOR: 

 

Qualifications:  Must be a registered voter but need not be a resident of the county in which he/she files. Must be a resident of the county when he/she assumes said office.  Must have a current and valid County Assessor certificate issued to him/her, which must be shown at the time of filing.  For further information on applications forms, test sites and times for obtaining an Assessor’s certificate, contact Jim Koch at Property Tax and Assessment (402-471-5961), by email jim.koch@nebraska.gov or visit their website at http://pat.ne.gov.

[23-1301, 23-3203]

Filing Deadline:  Incumbent: February 18th   Non-incumbent:  March 3rd

Filing Fee: $437.00

Accountability Forms: Required

 

 

 

 

 

 

COUNTY TREASURER:

 

Qualifications:  Must be a registered voter but need not be a resident of the county in which he/she files.  Must be a resident of the county when he/she assumes said office.   [23-1601.01]

Filing Deadline: Incumbent: February 18th  Non-incumbent:  March 3rd

Filing Fee: $380.00

Accountability Forms: Required

 

 

COUNTY BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS:

 

Qualifications:  Must be a registered voter and a resident of his/her respective district.  Districts One and Two are up for election in 2014.

[23-150]

Filing Deadline:  Incumbent:  February 18th   Non-incumbent:  March 3rd  

Filing Fee: $112.30

Accountability Forms: Required

 

COUNTY SHERIFF:  Must be a register voter but need not be a resident of the county in which he/she files.  Must be a resident of the county upon assuming office.  Candidate must submit a law enforcement officer certificate or diploma issued by the Nebraska Commission on Law Enforcement and Criminal Justice at the time they file for office.  In lieu of said certificate or diploma, a candidate must file:

1) a standardized letter issued by the director of the Nebraska Law Enforcement Training Center certifying that said candidate has:

    a) within one year of the filing deadline, passed a background investigation of his/her criminal history, performed by the Nebraska Law Enforcement Training Center or that he/she has applied for the background investigation at least thirty days prior to the filing deadline, and;

    b) received a minimum combined score on the reading comprehension and English language portions of an adult basic education examination designated by the Nebraska Law Enforcement Training Center. 

For information on obtaining the standardized letter and taking the adult basic education examination, contact the Law Enforcement Training Center at (308) 385-6030.  [23-1701, 23-1701.01]

Filing Deadline:  Incumbent: February 18th  Non-incumbent:  March 3rd

Filing Fee: $380.00

Accountability Forms: Required

 

MULTIPLE OFFICE HOLDING

§  32-604(6)

 

HIGH OFFICES

 

v  Federal Offices                       ]

v  Constitutional Officers            ] Can not serve in any other office

v  Legislature                              ]

 

v  Public Service Commission

v  Board of Regents

v  State Board of Education

v  County Officials (includes Weed Board)

v  City Officers

v  School Board Members

v  Learning Community Coordinating Council

v  Community College (85-1512 May not hold office on any other board relating to education)

 

 

 

LOW OFFICES

 

v  Village Board of Trustees

v  Educational Service Unit.

v  Public Power

v  Natural Resources District

v  City & County Airport Authority (separate levies)

v  City & County Hospital Boards (separate levies)

v  Township Officers

v  SID Board Members

 

 

A person:        

v  May not serve in two high offices

v  May serve in a high and low offices

v  May serve in a high and several low offices

v  May serve in several low offices