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News Release

Lancaster County
Date: March 4, 2013

For more information contact
David J. Shively
(402) 441-7311

Election Commissioner Reminds Candidates of Filing Deadline
for Lincoln City Council and Airport Authority

Lincoln -- Lancaster County Election Commissioner David Shively reminded potential candidates for Lincoln City Council and Lincoln Airport Authority that the filing deadline for the April 9th Lincoln City Primary Election is 4:30 p.m. on Friday, March 8th.

Shively also reminded candidates filing for City Council and Airport Authority that they must pay a $25 filing fee to the Lincoln City Treasurer and have petitions signed by at least 150 registered voters. In addition, the candidate must also complete a Nebraska Accountability and Disclosure Statement of Financial Interests Form (also known as a C-1Form).

Shively encourages candidates not to wait until the last minute to file as the petition signatures must be verified once they have been filed with his office.

Candidates file with the Lancaster County Election Commissioner. Petition forms and a packet of candidate information are available at the Election Commissioner's office which is located at 601 North 46th Street, Lincoln and is open week-days from 8:00 a.m. until 4:30 p.m.

The filing deadline for candidates for Lincoln Board of Education was Friday, March 1st and no further candidate filings may be accepted by the Election Commissioner for Lincoln Board of Education.

For more information on filing procedures and qualifications, please call the Lancaster County Election Office at (402) 441-7311 or visit the Election Commissioner's web site.

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