Candidates/Running for Office

If you are interested in running for an elected position in the City of West Fargo certain criteria must be met and documentation has to be presented at City Hall at the deadlines listed below. To make sure you are eligible, please refer to the State of North Dakota’s Guidelines for Running for City Office.

If you qualify, please print and complete the three documents required below:

Candidate Petition and Nomination Timeline

  • Earliest day to begin circulating petitions - Monday, January 1, 2018
  • Earliest day to file petitions or nominations - Tuesday, January 2, 2018
  • Last day to file petitions or nominations - 4 p.m., Monday, April 9, 2018
  • Last day to file statement of interests – 4 p.m., Monday, April 9, 2018
  • Last day to file campaign contribution statement - Friday, May 11, 2018

If you have questions about voting, visit the State of North Dakota Candidate Information website for information on:

The Cass County Auditor’s office is an additional resource for election information.