RUNNING FOR OFFICE IN PIKE COUNTY

County and local officials will be elected in November of 2023. NOW is the time to start planning your run!
 
To qualify to run, you must be a registered voter in the county or municipality and have lived here for one year.
 
Step 1: Let us know you're interested. Click here to drop us a line. We'll help you with the legalities and strategy.
 
Step 2: Collect signatures using the NOMINATION PETITION to put your name on the ballot.
         * County-wide offices and Magisterial District Judges require 100 signatures.  Township / Borough offices and School Board require 10 signatures.
         * Follow strict rules for collecting signatures.  Your opponent may challenge each signature in court.
 
Step 3: File NOMINATION PAPERS with the Elections Office. 
        * Along with Petitions, you must file a Statement of Financial Interest.
 
Step 4: Get as many supporters to vote for you at the Primary.  If you get more votes than your Democratic opponent(s) your name will be on the November Ballot.
 
Step 5: Get as many supporters to vote for you at the General election in November.
 
The following offices will be on the ballot in 2023:
  • County Commissioner (2)
  • Prothonotary/Clerk of Courts
  • Recorder of Deeds/Register of Wills
  • District Attorney
  • County Treasurer
  • County Auditor
  • County Coroner
  • County Auditors (2 positions)
  • DELAWARE VALLEY SCHOOL BOARD(Multiple positions)
    (Townships of Delaware, Dingman, Milford, Shohola, Westfall,
    Boroughs of Matamoras & Milford)
  • EAST STROUDSBURG SCHOOL BOARD (Multiple positions)
    (Townships of Lehman & Porter)
  • WALLENPAUPACK SCHOOL BOARD(Multiple positions)
    (Townships of Blooming Grove, Greene, Lackawaxen, Palmyra.)
  • TOWNSHIPS (6-year terms so offices open will vary)
    BLOOMING GROVE - SUPERVISOR, AUDITOR
    DELAWARE - SUPERVISOR, CONSTABLE
    DINGMAN - SUPERVISOR, AUDITOR
    GREENE - SUPERVISOR, CONSTABLE, AUDITOR
    LACKAWAXEN - SUPERVISOR, AUDITOR
    LEHMAN - SUPERVISOR, AUDITOR
    MILFORD - SUPERVISOR, AUDITOR
    PALMYRA - SUPERVISOR, AUDITOR
    PORTER - SUPERVISOR, AUDITOR
    SHOHOLA - SUPERVISOR, AUDITOR
    WESTFALL - SUPERVISORS (2), AUDITOR
  • BOROUGHS (4-year terms)
    MATAMORAS - SUPERVISORS (3), MAYOR
    MILFORD - SUPERVISORS (4)