Filing for Sheriff

Qualifications to file for Sheriff

  • Citizen of the United States
  • Resident of the City of St. Louis for one year
  • Taxpayer of the City of St. Louis
  • Shall have a valid peace officer license at the time of filing for office
  • Shall not have been convicted of a felony

Term

Four years

Election

Elected at the General (Presidential)

Filing Dates

Filing opens for party candidates as follows:

Filing dates for Sheriff candidates
Filing Opens 8:00am The last Tuesday in February immediately preceding the primary election.
Filing Closes 5:00pm The last Tuesday in March immediately preceding the primary election.
Withdraw   The eleventh Tuesday prior.

Filing Fee

$50.00 filing fee paid to the Treasurer of the state or county committee of the political party upon whose ticket the candidate seeks nomination. Required sum may be submitted by the candidate to the Board of Election Commissioners for the City of St. Louis.

Filing Authority

Declaration filed with the Board of Election Commissioners for the City of St. Louis.

Board of Election Commissioners

(314) 622-4336

300 N Tucker Blvd
St. Louis, Mo 63101

Monday - Friday 8 AM – 5 PM On Election Day Polls Open at 6 AM and Close at 7 PM

Contact the Board of Election Commissioners

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