Monticello, Ark. – The Drew County Republican Committee (DCRC) announced today that the filing period for Justice of the Peace, Constable, and Committee Membership will begin at noon on Monday, November 6, 2023 and end at noon on Tuesday, November 14, 2023.
Candidates will file to run for office or become a member of the Drew County Republican Committee at the Drew County Courthouse during the filing period. A member of the Drew County Republican Committee will be present during courthouse hours to accept candidate filing fees and provide required forms.
The filing fee for Justice of the Peace is $75, Constable $25, and Committee Membership $25. The filing forms include a page for the potential candidate or committee member to affirm their concurrence with the principles and objectives of the Republican Party of Arkansas.
Potential candidates and members must be a resident and registered voter in Drew County. Candidates for office must also live in the district they intend to represent. After filing with the Drew County Republican Committee, candidates must provide written evidence of the filing fee payment and additional paperwork to the Drew County Clerk, Stephanie Chisom, before noon on November 14, 2023. The Republican Primary is scheduled on March 5, 2024 and the general election is November 5, 2024.
Candidates seeking additional information should contact the DCRC Chair, Diana Hartonat [email protected] or by phone at 870-723-5701.