| The following are general
rules to follow when becoming a candidate. Adherence to these
guidelines will ensure a smooth election process.
Review the contents of
this section. Jot down any questions you may have.
- Call 477-9791/2/3, or visit the Guam Election Commission’s
office on the 2nd floor, Suite 200, GCIC Building,
414 West Soledad Avenue, Hagatna.
- Along with your
packet are various documents you will be filing. Carefully
review these materials and complete
the documents as required. Some of these documents
will be filed the same day you file your nominating petitions.
- Ensure that you meet the qualifications for the office
you are pursuing.
- When you or your committee members begin to circulate
your nominating petitions, ensure that only registered
voters sign your petition.
- Prior to filing your nominating petitions, ensure that
all the necessary documents are completed, as follows:
Filing fee - $100.00 (Request receipt when filing)
b. Certification of Qualifications
c. Nominating Petitions
d. Financial Disclosure Statement (If required)
e. Organizational Report
f. Candidate’s Information Card
g. Police Clearance
h. Signed affidavit attesting that the candidate
has not been convicted for a felony or misdemeanor
in any State
or Territory of the United States, or foreign country
- All required forms may be obtained at the Guam
Election Commission’s office.
|The above outlines some of the important things
you must know. However, it is incumbent upon all prospective
candidates to read, understand, and comply with the provisions
of the Election Laws of Guam.
For specific information related to a particular office,
please refer to the links at the right of this page, or download
the complete 2006