Form No. 2-J Prescribed by Secretary of State (06-10)
DECLARATION OF CANDIDACY
FOR MEMBER OF STATE CENTRAL COMMITTEE TO BE ELECTED
PARTY PRIMARY ELECTION
To be filed with the Board of Elections of the most populous county or part county in the district not later
than 4 p.m. of the 90
day before the day of the primary election.
Revised Code 3513.05, .07, .09, .10, .191, 3501.38, 3517.03, 3513.262
The controlling committee of each major political party or organization is the state central committee consisting
of two members, one a man and one a woman, representing each senatorial district in the state, as the outgoing
committee determines. The candidate must fill in and sign the declaration of candidacy before obtaining
signatures on the petition. No less than 5 nor more than 15 signatures must be obtained. Each signer must be a
member of the same political party as the candidate and must be a qualified elector of the state senatorial district
the candidate wishes to represent on the committee.
NOTE – THE CANDIDATE MUST FILL IN, SIGN AND DATE THIS DECLARATION
BEFORE PETITIONS ARE CIRCULATED.
I, _______________________________________, the undersigned, hereby declare under penalty of
(Name of Candidate)
election falsification that my voting residence address is ____________________________________,
(Street and Number, if any, or Rural Route Number)
of ___________________________________, Ohio ______________, and I am a qualified elector.
(City, Village or post Office)
I hereby declare that I desire to be a candidate for election to the office of Member of the State Central
Committee as a member of the _____________________ Party from the _______________ Senatorial
(Number of District)
District, at the primary election to be held on the ________day of __________________, _________.
I further declare that, if elected to said office or position, I will qualify therefor, and I will support and
abide by the principles enunciated by the ________________________ Party.
Dated this ______ day of _______________________, _____________.
(Signature of Candidate)
WHOEVER COMMITS ELECTION FALSIFICATION IS GUILTY OF A FELONY OF THE FIFTH DEGREE
PETITION FOR CANDIDATE
(This petition shall be circulated only by a member of the same political party as stated above by the candidate)
We, the undersigned qualified electors of the State of Ohio, whose voting residence is in the county,
city, village, or township, set opposite our names, and members of the ____________________ Party,
hereby certify that ___________________________________, whose declaration of candidacy is filed
(Name of Candidate)
herewith, is in our opinion, well qualified to perform the duties of the office or position to which the
person desires to be elected.
Signatures on this petition should be from only one county and must be written in ink. Signatures on this
petition shall be of persons who are of the same political party as stated above by the candidate.