Candidate Information

Candidate Information

2023 Municipal Primary 

Nomination Petitions: The deadline for democratic and republican candidates to file nomination petitions was 5 p.m. on Tuesday, March 7, 2023.  Third-party candidates who are interested in filing nomination papers to get on the ballot for the Nov. 7 Municipal Election should contact the Berks County Election Services Office for more information.

Ballot Position Drawing: The Berks County Board of Elections will hold the drawing for ballot positions for the 2023 Municipal Primary during the regularly scheduled meeting on Thursday, March 23, 2023, starting at 12:15 p.m. Ballot position drawing is only for candidates in contested races. 

Candidates who cannot appear in person may designate a proxy to draw on their behalf. To designate a proxy, a candidate must properly execute a Proxy form.  In the absence of a candidate or duly designated proxy, the Board of Elections will draw on the candidate's behalf. 

Walking List and Public Information Requests

Candidate Request for Free Walking List

Candidates are entitled to one (1) free list the year they are running for office. Submit your completed request form to our contact page or fax to 610.478.6218. We encourage you to provide your email address if you wish to receive  the walking list electronically.

Request for Public Information​

Request form to be used for specialized voter registration listings, street listings, labels, databases in electronic format, and other related materials.

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