Running for an Ohio elective office requires compliance with Ohio election laws applicable to the type of elective office you seek. These requirements include filing a valid petition with the appropriate number of signatures, designating a campaign committee, following campaign finance accounting rules and reporting campaign contributions.

OSBA Journal article, September 2001, OSBA's candidate guide--don't run for school board without it

Basics for board candidates

For more information, please contact Lenore Winfrey, senior administrative assistant of legal services, at (614) 540-4000.